Nova Scotia reports one new COVID-19 case

Specimens to be tested for COVID-19 are seen in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, March 26, 2020. Nova Scotia is reporting one new case of COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Specimens to be tested for COVID-19 are seen in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, March 26, 2020. Nova Scotia is reporting one new case of COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

HALIFAX – Nova Scotia is reporting one new case of COVID-19.

Health officials say the new case is in the central health zone, which includes Halifax, and is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada.

The infected person is in self-isolation.

The province now has four active cases of novel coronavirus infection.

In total, Nova Scotia has had 1,093 positive cases of COVID-19 while 1,024 cases have been resolved and there have been 65 deaths.

The province also announced that it is renewing its state of emergency on Sunday and the order will extend until noon on Nov. 1.

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