Two new cases of COVID-19 are announced in Nova Scotia today (Wedsday, March 31).
One of the cases is in Nova Scotia’s Health Central Zone, and the other is in the Western Zone. Both are related to travel outside Atlantic Canada.
Of the new cases, one is a man aged 20-39, and the other is a man aged 40-59.
There are 23 known active cases in the province. One person is in hospital with the disease, but not in ICU.
The active cases are distributed as follows:
• 8 in the Halifax Peninsula/Chebucto Community Health Network in the Central Zone
• 5 in the Dartmouth/Southeastern Community Health Network in the Central Zone
• 3 in the Bedford/Sackville Community Health Network in the Central Zone
• 1 in the Colchester/East Hants Community Health Network in the Northern Zone
• 1 in the Inverness, Victoria, and Richmond Community Health Network in the Eastern Zone
• 1 in the Annapolis and Kings Community Health Network in the Western Zone
• 1 in the Lunenburg & Queens Community Health Network in the Western Zone
Three cases are not assigned to a Community Health Network.
Nova Scotia Health labs completed 4,446 tests yesterday.
Pop-up testing has been scheduled for:
Thursday: Mount Saint Vincent University, Rosaria Hall, 11am-7pm
Thursday: Wolfville & District Lions Club, 10am-5:30pm
Friday: Wolfville & District Lions Club, 11am-7pm
You can also get tested at the Nova Scotia Health labs by going here.
End of day Tuesday, 100,832 doses of vaccine have been administered — 74,233 first doses and 26,599 second doses
People who are 75 or over can book a vaccine appointment here.
Here are the new daily cases and seven-day rolling average (today at 2.9) since the start of the second wave (Oct. 1):
And here is the active caseload for the second wave:
Here is the updated potential COVID exposure advisory map:
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