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Nova Scotia reports 14 new COVID-19 cases, 182 active cases

HALIFAX — Health officials in Nova Scotia are reporting 14 new cases of COVID-19 today.

Eleven new cases have been identified in the Halifax area, two in the province’s eastern zone and one in the western zone.

Officials say two of the Halifax-area cases are connected to schools in Dartmouth, N.S., — Graham Creighton Junior High and the Bedford and Forsyth Education Centres campus.

Both cases involve close contacts of previously reported infections.

Nova Scotia has 182 active reported cases of COVID-19 and 22 people in hospital with the disease, including seven in intensive care.

As of Sunday, 637,911 doses of COVID-19 vaccine had been administered, with 44,567 people having received a booster shot.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 7, 2021.

The Canadian Press