Six new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, April 13.
Two cases are in Central Zone and are related to travel outside Canada. Three cases are in Western Zone and are related to travel outside Canada. The other case is in Eastern Zone and is related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. The people are self-isolating, as required.
As of today, Nova Scotia has 45 active cases of COVID-19.
Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 2,110 Nova Scotia tests on April 12.
As of April 12, 157,590 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. Of those, 31,294 Nova Scotians have received their second dose.
Since Oct. 1, Nova Scotia has completed 331,899 tests. There have been 692 positive COVID-19 cases and one death. Three people are in hospital. Cases range in age from under 10 to over 90. There are 646 resolved cases. Cumulative cases may change as data is updated in Panorama.
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 https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/, 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 https://www.nshealth.ca/coronavirustesting .
Source: Release #notw