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Eight new cases of COVID-19 are announced in Nova Scotia today (Monday). Four are in Nova Scotia Heaths Central Zone. Two cases are in the Western Zone — one is the school-based case reported Sunday evening at Berwick and District School, and the other is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The other two cases are in Eastern Zone — one is related to travel outside Atlantic Canada, and the second case is under investigation.
There are now 90 known active cases in the province. No one is currently in hospital with the disease.
Nova Scotia Health labs conducted 1,242 tests yesterday. No pop-up rapid testing was conducted yesterday.
Here are the new daily cases and seven-day rolling average since the start of the second wave (Oct. 1):
And here is the active caseload for the second wave:
I’ve updated the possible exposure map to remove two locations for which the advisories have expired:
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