As of today, Jan. 12, Nova Scotia has 27 active cases of COVID-19. One new case is being reported today.
The new case is in Central Zone and is a close contact of a previously reported case.
Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 2,408 Nova Scotia tests on Jan. 11.
Nova Scotia is in Phase 1 of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout program. As of Jan. 9, 3,831 doses of the vaccine have been administered. One thousand and seventy-six Nova Scotians have received their second dose. Nova Scotia has received 13,450 doses of COVID-19 vaccine so far, with additional shipments scheduled to arrive weekly. The province is reserving half of every vaccine shipment to ensure second doses are available.
Since Oct. 1, Nova Scotia has completed 131,581 tests. There have been 445 positive COVID-19 cases and no deaths. No one is currently in hospital. Cases range in age from under 10 to over 70. Four hundred and eighteen cases are now resolved. Cumulative cases may change as data is updated in Panorama.
Post-secondary students returning to Nova Scotia from anywhere except Prince Edward Island or Newfoundland and Labrador are strongly encouraged to visit https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/ to book a COVID-19 test for day six, seven or eight of their 14-day self-isolation period. COVID-19 testing appointments can be booked up to three days in advance.
Source: Release #notw