Nova Scotia announces 29 new cases of coronavirus Saturday


An update to the province’s COVID-19 website found 29 new cases as of April 4, bringing the total to 236.

Of these cases, 4 are hospitalized and 50 people have now recovered.

According to the regional map of the province, the central area of ​​the NSHA has the highest number of cases with 154. The western area has 35, the eastern area has 23 and the northern area has 24.

Although most cases in Nova Scotia to date have been related to travel or a known case, the province says the spread to the community is confirmed.

The number of confirmed negative tests is now 8,964, and the province says it continues to increase its testing capacity. Beginning Monday, the Health Sciences Center microbiology lab will run tests 24 hours a day.

No live updates are scheduled for April 4, but Prime Minister Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang will update on Sunday, April 5 at 3:00 p.m. via live webcast.


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