Nova Scotia

N.S. reports 24 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday

With 24 new cases announced Wednesday, the province's active caseload is 187.

The new cases bring the active caseload in the province to 187

A pile of stickers that say 'I got my COVID-19 vaccine' rest on a table. Nova Scotia announced 24 new cases of the virus on Wednesday. (Robert Short/CBC)

Nova Scotia reported 24 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the active caseload to 187.

All but one of the new cases are in the central health zone, and the other is in the western zone.

There are now 16 people in hospital with the virus, including two in intensive care.

As of Wednesday, 76.4 per cent of Nova Scotians were fully vaccinated.

Labs processed 2,034 tests on Tuesday.

Five schools in the province were notified of an exposure on Tuesday. A list of exposures at schools is maintained by the province here.

Atlantic Canada COVID-19 case numbers

  • New Brunswick reported 82 new cases on Wednesday. The province has 1,074 active cases and 27 people in intensive care.
  • Newfoundland and Labrador reported four new cases Wednesday. The province has 62 active cases and 10 people are in hospital.
  • Prince Edward Island reported three new cases on Monday for seven active cases.