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Health officials in Nova Scotia report one more COVID-19-related death

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HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is reporting another COVID-19-related death and 22 new cases of the disease today.

Health officials say a man in his 70s in the central area of the province has died due to the novel coronavirus.

Premier Tim Houston said in a news release he was saddened to hear of the death and he offered his sympathies to the man's family and friends.

Nova Scotia has 169 active reported cases of COVID-19 and 17 people in hospital with the disease, including five in intensive care.

Officials also say there's evidence of limited community spread in northern Nova Scotia and in Halifax.

There are no new cases at East Cumberland Lodge in Pugwash, N.S., where a total of 32 residents and 11 staff at the long-term care home have tested positive and where three residents have died.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Nov. 25, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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