No new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 11.
“Our case numbers have been very promising over these past few days, but let’s not become complacent,” said Premier Iain Rankin. “We want to keep up the good work and continue to follow all of the public health measures.”
As of today, Nova Scotia has 19 active cases of COVID-19.
Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 2,625 Nova Scotia tests on March 10.
As of March 10, 45,149 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. Of those, 15,383 Nova Scotians have received their second dose.
Since Oct. 1, Nova Scotia has completed 257,808 tests. There have been 576 positive COVID-19 cases and no deaths. One person is currently in hospital, in ICU. Cases range in age from under 10 to over 80. There are 557 resolved cases. Cumulative cases may change as data is updated in Panorama.
“Nova Scotians continue to adjust their everyday behaviours to ensure they are following the public health measures,” said Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health. “These seemingly small measures collectively help to prevent the spread of the virus and work to protect each other.”
Nova Scotians are strongly encouraged to seek asymptomatic COVID-19 testing, particularly if they have a large number of close contacts due to their work or social activities. Appointments can be booked at https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/ , by choosing the asymptomatic option. Rapid testing pop-up sites continue to be set up around the province as well. More information on testing can be found at https://www.nshealth.ca/coronavirustesting
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