Ahvaz, Khuzestan Province, Iran. Photo by Ashkan Forouzani on Unsplash

Zero new cases of COVID-19 are announced in Nova Scotia today (Monday, March 29).

There are 24 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
• 7 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 2,003 tests yesterday.

Pop-up testing has been scheduled for:

Wednesday: Mount Saint Vincent University, Rosaria Hall, 10am-5pm
Thursday: Mount Saint Vincent University, Rosaria Hall, 11am-7pm
Thursday: Wolfville & District Lions Club, 10am-5:30pm
Friday: Wolfville & District Lions Club, 11am-7pm

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

End of day Thursday: 83,148 doses have been administered — 59,486 first doses and 23,662 second doses

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 3.0) 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. Our child #1 had the Astra Zeneca vaccine last week (in BC) and had a reaction which put him in bed with fever and chill. After 24 hours he was fine. He was like that as a child and my wife and I refer to it as ‘He died for a day, the house went quiet and then he was back to his normal high powered self’.