Three new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 30.
One case is in Central Zone and is a close contact of a previously reported case. Another case is in Northern Zone and is currently under investigation. The other case is in Eastern Zone and is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The person is self-isolating, as required.
As of today, Nova Scotia has 24 active cases of COVID-19.
Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 2,572 Nova Scotia tests on March 29.
As of March 29, 94,373 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. Of those, 25,102 Nova Scotians have received their second dose.
Since Oct. 1, Nova Scotia has completed 298,895 tests. There have been 625 positive COVID-19 cases and one death. One person is in hospital. Cases range in age from under 10 to over 80. There are 600 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/
Source: Release #notw