As of today, Feb. 16, Nova Scotia has 12 active cases of COVID-19. Three new cases are being reported today.
One case is in Western Zone and the other two cases are in Central Zone. All cases are related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. The people are self-isolating, as required.
Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 1,381 Nova Scotia tests on Feb. 15.
As of Feb. 15, 23,140 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. Of those, 8,225 Nova Scotians have received their second dose.
Since Oct. 1, Nova Scotia has completed 183,213 tests. There have been 508 positive COVID-19 cases and no deaths. One person is currently in hospital, in ICU. Cases range in age from under 10 to over 70. Four hundred and ninety-six cases are now resolved. 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 .