The province’s state of emergency order has been extended to Aug. 23.

The order was due to expire Sunday at noon. There are two active cases of COVID-19 in the province but no new cases were reported Saturday.

The province issued a news release Saturday, saying the emergency is being renewed to protect the health and safety of Nova Scotians and ensure the safe reopening of businesses and services.

To date, Nova Scotia has 65,949 negative test results, 1,071 positive COVID-19 cases and 64 deaths. There are currently no people in hospital as a result of COVID-19. Cases range in age from under 10 to over 90.

One thousand and five cases are now resolved. Cases have been identified in all parts of the province. Cumulative cases by zone may change as data is updated in Panorama.

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