Today, June 29, Nova Scotia is reporting one new case of COVID-19 and seven recoveries.
The case is in Eastern Zone and is a close contact of a previously reported case.
There is limited community spread in Central Zone. Eastern, Northern and Western Zones continue to be closely monitored for community spread.
As of today, Nova Scotia has 51 active cases of COVID-19. Of those, two people are in hospital COVID-19 units. The median age of people hospitalized in the third wave is 52 for non-ICU and 55 for people in ICU.
On June 28, Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 2,399 tests.
As of June 28, 898,247 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. Of those, 193,200 Nova Scotians have received their second dose.
Since April 1, there have been 4,090 positive COVID-19 cases and 26 deaths. Cases range in age from under 10 to over 90. There are 4,013 resolved cases. Cumulative cases may change as data is updated in Panorama.
Nova Scotians with or without symptoms can book a test at https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/en for primary assessment centres across the province. Those with no symptoms are strongly encouraged to use pop-up sites if they want to be tested.
More information on testing can be found at https://www.nshealth.ca/coronavirustesting
Anyone with COVID-19 symptoms is advised to self-isolate and book a COVID-19 test. Everyone they live with must also self-isolate until the person receives their first negative test result. If the test is positive, public health will advise everyone about what to do.
Anyone advised by public health that they were a close contact needs to complete a full 14-day quarantine, regardless of test results. If the close contact is symptomatic, everyone they live with must also self-isolate until the person receives their first negative test result. If the test is positive, public health will advise everyone about what to do.
Source: Release #notw