Nova Scotia

N.S. reports 77 new cases of COVID-19 over past 2 days

There have been 77 new cases of COVID-19 discovered in Nova Scotia since the last update on Wednesday.

Latest figure includes new cases discovered since last update on Wednesday

Dr. Lisa Barrett discusses Nova Scotia's proof of vaccination policy

1 year ago
Duration 7:40
Infectious disease expert Dr. Lisa Barrett says the province’s proof of vaccination policy, which comes into effect on Oct. 4, should help fight the fourth wave of Covid-19.

Nova Scotia reported 77 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, a figure that includes cases discovered since the last update on Wednesday.

Eleven people are now in hospital with COVID-19, including four in intensive care.

As of Friday's update, 75 per cent of Nova Scotians were fully vaccinated.

Labs processed 4,678 COVID-19 tests on Thursday and 4,625 on Wednesday.

Six schools in the province have been notified of an exposure since Wednesday's update. A list of school exposures is available online.

Atlantic Canada case numbers

  • New Brunswick reported one death and 85 new cases on Friday. The province has 677 active cases and 41 people hospitalized, including 15 in intensive care.
  • Newfoundland and Labrador reported two deaths and 41 new cases on Friday. The province has 180 active cases, and seven people are in hospital, including four in critical care.
  • Prince Edward Island reported three new cases on Friday. The province has 11 active cases.