Nova Scotia reports three more cases of E. coli, bringing total to 10

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HALIFAX - Nova Scotia's Health Department says three more cases of E. coli 0157 have been confirmed, bringing the total number to 10.

The department says all patients have been seen by health care professionals and are either recovering or recovered.

The strain is the same one found during the Walkerton, Ont., water disaster in 2000 that killed seven people.

But Dr. Robert Strang, the province's chief public health officer, says people should not be alarmed.

Strang says his office is trying to determine the source of the outbreak.

The province first reported the outbreak Friday.

Organizations: Health Department

Geographic location: Nova Scotia, Walkerton

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