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29 new COVID-19 cases in Nova Scotia

One new case in the East Cumberland Lodge

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caption Proof of vaccination is required at the University of King's College.
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Twenty-nine new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Nova Scotia on Tuesday, and no deaths.

The province says one of the new cases is a staff member at East Cumberland Lodge, a Pugwash long-term care home. Three residents of the home have died, and 29 other residents and 11 other staff members have also tested positive.

Seven schools were notified Tuesday of exposures.

Twenty-one of the new cases are in the central zone, while six are in the northern zone and two are in the western zone.

The province is reporting limited community spread in Halifax and the northern zone.

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