Nova Scotia well being officers reported 58 whole lively hospitalizations in designated COVID-19 models on Saturday.
There are presently 10 folks in intensive care with the virus. The typical age of these hospitalized is 66, however ages vary from 0-100.
“Of the 58 folks in hospital, 55 have been admitted through the Omicron wave,” learn the discharge.
There are additionally an extra 159 folks in hospital who’ve examined constructive for COVID-19.
Of these, 51 folks have been “recognized as constructive upon arrival at hospital however have been admitted for an additional medical cause, or have been admitted for COVID-19 however now not require specialised care.” One other 108 folks contracted COVID-19 after being admitted to hospital for a distinct cause.
The province additionally reported 627 new PCR-confirmed instances of COVID-19 after finishing 4,124 exams. This implies the positivity price was 15.2 per cent on Friday.
New instances embody 339 within the central zone, 113 within the japanese zone, 93 within the western zone and 82 instances within the northern zone.
The province is barely issuing abbreviated COVID-19 information on weekends as of final week, so no additional data is out there.
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