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4 new COVID deaths reported this week

4 new COVID deaths reported this week

There were 28 new hospitalizations due to the virus, and 1,491 lab confirmed cases
Nova Scotians 50 to 69 can book second boosters next week

Nova Scotians 50 to 69 can book second boosters next week

However, public health is recommending they wait until fall
Second boosters will be more effective leading up to expected fall wave: expert

Second boosters will be more effective leading up to expected fall wave: expert

'We need to be sure we're using the right dose at the right time to get the maximum impact,' said Dr. Lisa Barrett
7 new COVID deaths reported this week

7 new COVID deaths reported this week

There were 37 new hospitalizations due to the virus, and 1,420 new lab confirmed cases
10 new COVID deaths reported this week

10 new COVID deaths reported this week

The province has started including people who have COVID-19 for the second time or more in its weekly number of new cases
Savage tests positive for COVID-19 <b>(update)</b>

Savage tests positive for COVID-19 (update)

Halifax's mayor says he tested positive on a rapid test on Thursday morning
21 new COVID deaths reported this week

21 new COVID deaths reported this week

However only two of those actually occurred last week as 'there is typically a delay in reporting deaths'
Canadian doctors say medical delays from COVID-19 led to more advanced cancer cases

Canadian doctors say medical delays from COVID-19 led to more advanced cancer cases

Dr. Helmut Hollenhorst thinks it's due to pandemic-induced missed or delayed medical appointments
Feed Nova Scotia to discontinue COVID-19 Food Box Program

Feed Nova Scotia to discontinue COVID-19 Food Box Program

'Food charity is not the answer to food insecurity,' states Nick Jennery, Feed Nova Scotia's executive director
9 COVID-19 deaths reported this week

9 COVID-19 deaths reported this week

The number of new PCR-positive tests and hospitalizations is similar to last week
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