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One new cases of COVID-19 is announced in Nova Scotia today (Monday, Feb. 22).
The case is in Nova Scotia Health’s Central Zone and is a close contact of a previously announced case. It is a woman aged 60-79 who lives in the Halifax Peninsula / Chebucto Community Health Network.
There remain 19 known active cases in the province, and one person remains in hospital with the disease, and that person is in ICU.
The active cases are distributed as follows:
• 7 in the Halifax Peninsula / Chebucto Community Health Network in the Central Zone
• 3 in the Dartmouth/ Southeastern Community Health Network in the Central Zone
• 2 in the Bedford/Sackville Community Health Network in the Central Zone
• 1 in the Colchester/ East Hants Community Health Network in the Northern Zone
• 2 in the Cape Breton Community Health Network in the Eastern Zone
• 1 in the Inverness, Victoria, and Richmond Community Health Network in the Eastern Zone
• 2 in the Annapolis and Kings Community Health Network in the Western Zone
• 1 in the Yarmouth, Shelburne, and Digby Community Health Network in the Western Zone
Nova Scotia Health labs conducted 1,510 tests yesterday.
As of end of day yesterday, 27,521 doses of vaccine have been administered — 15,988 first doses and 11,533 second doses.
Here are the new daily cases and seven-day rolling average (today at 2.3) since the start of the second wave (Oct. 1):
And here is the active caseload for the second wave:
Here is the potential exposure map:
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