Two new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, April 9.
One case is in Northern Zone and is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The person is self-isolating, as required.
There is also one case in Central Zone and it is under investigation.
As of today, Nova Scotia has 41 active cases of COVID-19.
Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 2,527 Nova Scotia tests on April 8.
There were 536 tests administered between April 2 and 8 at the rapid-testing pop-up sites in Wolfville, Dartmouth and Musquodoboit Harbour.
As of April 8, 138,348 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. Of those, 30,838 Nova Scotians have received their second dose.
Since Oct. 1, Nova Scotia has completed 323,435 tests. There have been 667 positive COVID-19 cases and one death. One person is in hospital. Cases range in age from under 10 to over 90. There are 625 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