Nova Scotia reports one new case of COVID-19, has four active cases

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is reporting one new case of COVID-19.

Health officials say the new case is in the central health zone, which includes Halifax, and is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada.

The infected person is in self-isolation.

The province now has four active cases of novel coronavirus infection.

In total, Nova Scotia has had 1,093 positive cases of COVID-19 while 1,024 cases have been resolved and there have been 65 deaths.

The province also announced that it is renewing its state of emergency on Sunday and the order will extend until noon on Nov. 1.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 16, 2020.

The Canadian Press