9 new COVID-19 cases (Aug 16 2021)

Today, Aug. 16, Nova Scotia is reporting nine new cases of COVID-19 and 10 recoveries since the last update on Aug. 13.

Five cases are in Central Zone. Three are travel related, one is a close contact of a previously reported case and one is under investigation.

Two cases are in Eastern Zone. Both are travel related.

Two cases are in Northern Zone. Both are travel related.

As of today, Nova Scotia has 24 active cases of COVID-19. Of those, one person is in hospital, in ICU.

Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 2,936 tests on Aug. 13; 2,133 tests on Aug. 14; and 2,193 tests on Aug. 15.

As of Aug. 15, 1,409,739 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. Of those, 661,853 Nova Scotians have received their second dose.

Since April 1, there have been 4,187 positive COVID-19 cases and 27 deaths. Cases range in age from under 10 to over 90. There are 4,135 resolved cases. Cumulative cases may change as data is updated in Panorama.

Source: Release

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