Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia reports no new COVID-19 cases Wednesday

The province reported no new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday. Three active cases remain.

There are three active cases left in the province

A medical lab technician tests COVID-19 samples at the B.C Centre for Disease Control lab in Vancouver in May. (Ben Nelms/CBC)

Nova Scotia reported no new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday.

The Nova Scotia Health Authority did not identify any new cases among the 836 tests completed on Tuesday, according to a news release from the province. To date, the overall number of negative test results is 98,704.

There have been 1,089 positive COVID-19 cases and 65 deaths in the province since March.

Three active cases remain in Nova Scotia. One person is currently in intensive care.

It's been five days since the latest case was announced last Friday. It was identified in the province's central zone and is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. 

The latest numbers from around the Atlantic bubble are:

  • New Brunswick reported 17 new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, bringing the province's number of active cases up to 22. 
  • Newfoundland and Labrador reported no new cases on Wednesday. The province has four active cases. 
  • P.E.I. reported no new cases on Tuesday. The province has three active cases.

Despite the increase in cases in New Brunswick, a spokesperson for the Nova Scotia government said the province has no intention of changing its border protocols.at this time.

Symptoms

Anyone with one of the following symptoms of COVID-19 should visit the COVID-19 self-assessment website or call 811:

  • Fever.
  • Cough or worsening of a previous cough.

Anyone with two or more of the following symptoms is also asked to visit the 811 website:

  • Sore throat.
  • Headache.
  • Shortness of breath.
  • Runny nose.

 

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