A pandemic of the unvaccinated- N.S. reports 66 ca

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Health officials in Nova Scotia are reporting 66 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, along with 18 recoveries, as the number of active cases in the province rises to 173.

“As people have seen, our case numbers have been increasing over the last few dayscaroline_colijn. The fourth wave is hitting Atlantic Canada, and it’s having much more of an impact on those who are not vaccinated,” said Nova Scotia’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, DrThe second state i. Robert Strang, during Tuesday’s news update.

Of the 66 new cases, 61 were identified in the province’s Northern zone. Fifty-nine are close contacts of previously reported cases and two are related to travel.

“There is a large cluster in the Northern zone in a well-defined, relatively closed, unvaccinated group. This group has a lot of interaction with one another, so we’re certainly expecting continuing cases in that community in days ahead,” said Strang. “We are closely monitoring this for signs of spread into the surrounding community, but fortunately there is no such spread at this timeThe pandemic, and 23,825 people had died..”

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