One new COVID-19 case, state of emergency renewed

Today, Aug. 6, Nova Scotia is reporting one new case of COVID-19 and three recoveries.

The case is in Central Zone and is related to travel.

There have been 4,208 cases from March 15 to Aug. 3, 2021. Of those:

— 30 (0.7 per cent) were fully vaccinated
— 237 (5.6 per cent) were partially vaccinated
— 3,941 (93.7 per cent) were unvaccinated

There were 255 people hospitalized. Of those:

— 2 (0.8 per cent) were fully vaccinated
— 28 (11 per cent) were partially vaccinated
— 225 (88.2 per cent) were unvaccinated

Twenty-seven people died. Of those:

— 1 (3.7 per cent) was fully vaccinated
— 3 (11.1 per cent) were partially vaccinated
— 23 (85.2 per cent) were unvaccinated

As of today, Nova Scotia has 13 active cases of COVID-19. Of those, one person is in ICU.

There were 3,938 tests administered between July 30 and Aug. 6 at the rapid-testing pop-up sites in Halifax, Dartmouth, Cole Harbour, St. Margarets Bay, Lunenburg, Baddeck and Brooklyn, Hants Co.

On Aug. 5, Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 3,494 tests.

As of Aug. 5, 1,387,232 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. Of those, 643,507 Nova Scotians have received their second dose.

Since April 1, there have been 4,158 positive COVID-19 cases and 27 deaths. Cases range in age from under 10 to over 90. There are 4,118 resolved cases. Cumulative cases may change as data is updated in Panorama.

Source: Release

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