As of today, Oct. 20, Nova Scotia has five active cases of COVID-19. No new cases were identified Monday, Oct. 19.
Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 552 Nova Scotia tests on Oct. 19.
To date, Nova Scotia has 105,651 negative test results, 1,097 positive COVID-19 cases and 65 deaths. No one is currently in hospital. Cases range in age from under 10 to over 90. One thousand and twenty-seven cases are now resolved. Cases have been identified in all parts of the province. Cumulative cases by zone may change as data is updated in Panorama.
Visit https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/ to do a self-assessment if in the past 48 hours you have had or you are currently experiencing:
— fever (i.e. chills/sweats) or cough (new or worsening)
Two or more of the following symptoms (new or worsening):
— sore throat
— runny nose/ nasal congestion
— shortness of breath
Call 811 if you cannot access the online self-assessment or wish to speak with a nurse about your symptoms.