As per the recent report, there are 64 new cases of COVID-19 and one death in Nova Scotia on May 19, 2020. The new case of death was a senior resident in the central zone while the 64 new cases have been reported in different areas.
Of the total 64 cases, the central zone reported the highest number with 46 residents testing positive. 10 cases were reported in the eastern region while the northern zone and the western zone reported 7 and 1 cases respectively.
Moreover, the number of recoveries has reached 116. The report also shows that 74 COVID-19 patients are admitted to the hospital; 20 in the ICU and 54 who are not in the ICU.
The surge of COVID-19 in areas like the central zone still persists while cases in northern and western areas are under authorities’ watch. The officials have also identified cases with strict monitoring and continuous COVID-19 testing.
Vaccine Milestone movement
Remarkable progress is observed in COVID-19 vaccine distribution in the province, with approximately 500,000 doses administered. Public health officials are always proactive in containing the virus and the people are willing to get vaccinated as early as possible.