Today, Aug. 19, Nova Scotia is reporting eight new cases of COVID-19 and one recovery.
Six of the cases are in Central Zone. Five are related to travel and one is under investigation.
One case is in Northern Zone and is related to travel.
One case is in Eastern Zone and is a close contact of a previously reported case.
As of today, Nova Scotia has 32 active cases of COVID-19. Of those, one person is in hospital, in ICU.
On Aug. 18, Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 3,272 tests.
As of Aug. 18, 1,418,472 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. Of those, 668,653 Nova Scotians have received their second dose.
Since April 1, there have been 4,204 positive COVID-19 cases and 27 deaths. Cases range in age from under 10 to over 90. There are 4,145 resolved cases. Cumulative cases may change as data is updated in Panorama.