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Six new cases of COVID-19 are announced in Nova Scotia today (Thursday, Dec. 17).
Three of the cases are in Nova Scotia Health’s Central Zone — one is a close contact of a previously reported case, one is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada, and the third case is under investigation.
Two cases are in the Western Zone and are related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada.
The sixth case is in the Northern Zone and is a close contact of a previously reported case.
There are now 50 known active cases in the province. No one is currently in hospital with the disease.
Nova Scotia Health labs conducted 2,405 tests 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:
Here is the possible exposure map:
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