One new COVID-19 case (Mar 10 2021)

One new case of COVID-19 is being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 10.

The case is in Western Zone and is related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. The person is self-isolating, as required.

“Again, our case count is remaining low – no cases Monday, five cases yesterday and now just one today. This highlights the fact that Nova Scotians are putting in the work to stay safe and healthy,” said Premier Iain Rankin. “Thank you for continuing to look after each other and know that the best way to protect everyone is by continuing to follow public health measures.”

As of today, Nova Scotia has 24 active cases of COVID-19.

Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 2,382 Nova Scotia tests on March 9.

As of March 9, 42,556 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. Of those, 15,086 Nova Scotians have received their second dose.

Since Oct. 1, Nova Scotia has completed 255,180 tests. There have been 576 positive COVID-19 cases and no deaths. Two people are currently in hospital. Of those, one is in ICU. Cases range in age from under 10 to over 80. There are 552 resolved cases. Cumulative cases may change as data is updated in Panorama.

“Although our case numbers remain low, we can’t become complacent,” said Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health. “We need to keep following all public health measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 as we work to vaccinate all Nova Scotians.”

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 , 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 .

Source: Release #notw

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