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Two new cases of COVID-19 are announced in Nova Scotia today (Sunday, March 28).

Both cases are in Nova Scotia Health’s Central Zone, and both are close contacts of previously announced cases three.

Both cases are women  — one is aged 20-39, and the other 80 or over.

There are 25 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:

• 7 in the Halifax Peninsula/Chebucto Community Health Network in the Central Zone
• 8 in the Dartmouth/Southeastern Community Health Network in the Central Zone
• 4 in the Bedford/Sackville Community Health Network in the Central Zone
• 2 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

Three cases are not assigned to a Community Health Network.

Nova Scotia Health labs completed 2,585 tests yesterday.

You can get tested at the Nova Scotia Health labs by going here.

Vaccine numbers are not provided over the weekend.

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 3.3) 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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  1. Re this sentence: Both cases are women — three are aged 20-39, and the other 80 or over.

    I thought we only had two new cases, but if I add three (aged 20-30) and another (80 or over), I get four. 🙂