Nova Scotia reports 3 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday


Nova Scotia is reporting three new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, all in the central health area.

According to a news release from the health department, two are close contacts of the previously reported cases and one is under investigation.

There are now eight known active cases. There are two people in the hospital, one of whom is in intensive care.

The Nova Scotia Health Lab completed 2,732 tests on Saturday.

As of Friday, 74.4 percent of Nova Scotia’s population had received their first dose of vaccine, with 48.4 percent receiving a second dose.

Atlantic Canada Case Numbers

  • New Brunswick reported a new case on Sunday and has nine active cases. There are no hospitalizations related to COVID-19 in the province.
  • Newfoundland and Labrador reported no new cases on Friday. There are 46 active cases in the province, but all but one – one person in the Eastern Health Zone – are aboard two ships anchored in Conception Bay.
  • There is no active case in Prince Edward Island. Canadian residents who have been vaccinated and have a PEI pass are not required to self-isolate upon arrival at the border under restrictions that went into effect on Sunday.

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