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One new case of COVID-19 is announced in Nova Scotia today (Monday, Feb. 8).

The case is in Nova Scotia Health’s Central Zone; it is related to travel outside Atlantic Canada.

There are still eight known active cases in the province. One person is in hospital with the disease, and that person is in ICU.

The active cases are distributed as follows:

• 3 in the Halifax Peninsula / Chebucto Community Health Network in the Central Zone
• 2 in the Dartmouth/ Southeastern Community Health Network in the Central Zone
• 1 in the Annapolis and Kings Community Health Network in the Western Zone
• 1 in the Cape Breton Community Health Network in the Eastern Zone

Nova Scotia Health labs conducted 953 tests yesterday.

As of end of day yesterday, 18,219 doses of vaccine have been administered, and of those 5,134 have been second doses.

Here are the new daily cases and seven-day rolling average (today at 0.7) since the start of the second wave (Oct. 1):

And here is the active caseload for the second wave:


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Tim Bousquet

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