Twelve more admitted to hospital in Nova Scotia for COVID-19, 14 in intensive care

Carolyne Aremo, RN, prepares a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID -19 vaccine injection at the first vaccine clinic in an African Nova Scotia community, in Upper Hammonds Plains, N.S., on Thursday, April 8, 2021. Nova Scotia is reporting 12 new hospital admissions due to COVID-19.

By The Canadian Press

Tue., Feb. 8, 20221 min. read

HALIFAX – Nova Scotia is reporting 12 new hospital admissions due to COVID-19.

As of Monday, there were 91 people in hospital who were admitted due to COVID-19 and were receiving specialized care in a designated unit.

The average age of those in hospital is 65, and the average length of stay has been 8.3 days.

Another 130 people were identified as positive upon arrival at hospital but were admitted for another reason, or were admitted for COVID-19 but no longer require specialized care.

And 142 people contracted COVID-19 after being admitted to hospital.

Among those in hospital because of COVID-19, 14 people are receiving intensive care.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 8, 2022.


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