Today, November 4, Nova Scotia is reporting 50 new cases of COVID-19 and 17 recoveries.
There are 20 cases in Western Zone, 20 cases in Northern Zone, eight cases in Central Zone and two cases in Eastern Zone. Nova Scotia Health Authority’s (NSHA’s) public health team is investigating these new cases to understand the circumstances around the increased numbers.
On November 3, two schools were notified of an exposure(s) at their school. As always, all staff, parents and guardians are notified of exposures if a positive case (student, teacher or staff) was at the school while infectious. A list of schools with exposures is available online: https://backtoschool.ednet.ns.ca/school-exposures
As of today, Nova Scotia has 213 active cases of COVID-19. Of those, nine people are in hospital, including one in ICU.
On November 3, NSHA’s labs completed 4,012 tests.
As of November 3, 1,581,328 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. Of those, 766,001 Nova Scotians have received their second dose, and 4,135 eligible Nova Scotians have received a third dose.
Since August 1, there have been 1,616 positive COVID-19 cases and seven deaths. Cases range in age from under 10 to over 90. There are 1,396 resolved cases. Cumulative cases may change as data is updated in Panorama.