Health officials in Nova Scotia are reporting two new deaths due to COVID-19, bringing the province’s total death count to 193.
The new deaths involve a woman and a man in their 80s, both from Nova Scotia’s eastern health region.
Officials say there are 44 people currently admitted to a COVID-19 hospital unit in the province, down two patients from Thursday’s report.
A total of 170 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been discovered.
Officials estimate there are now 1,888 active infections across the province.
A new outbreak was announced at Debert Court continuing care residence, where three residents have tested positive for COVID-19.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 25, 2022.