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Nova Scotia surpasses 500 total COVID-19 deaths in latest weekly update

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latest weekly update — double the number of new deaths reported last week.With this latest update, the COVID-19 death toll in the province has now surpassed 500.

Since the pandemic began, a total of 507 people have died, 395 of whom died during the Omicron wave.The province also said that in the seven-day period ending Sept.

5, 33 people were admitted to hospital, a decrease of five from the previous week. Nova Scotia’s top doctor ‘concerned’ over COVID-19 complacency However, the number of active hospitalizations has gone up.

As of Sept. 6, there were 51 people in hospital, up from the 38 reported last week. Of the 51 in hospital, the median age is 78 — a drop from the previous median age of 84.There are also 10 people in intensive care, up by two from the previous week.Of those in hospital, 24 per cent have not received a single dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, though unvaccinated individuals represent under 15 per cent of Nova Scotians.

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