2 new cases of COVID-19 identified in Nova Scotia

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Two new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Nova Scotia, bringing the number of active cases to 23.Both cases are in the central area and are linked to previously reported cases, the health ministry said in a press release on Monday. These cases are still under investigation.

The Nova Scotia Health Authority performed 844 tests on Sunday.

Overall, the province has recorded 1,146 positive COVID-19 cases and 65 deaths.

Possible exhibitions in Halifax

Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health on Sunday urged Nova Scotians not to become complacent.

“As we’ve seen in other provinces, COVID-19 cases can increase in the blink of an eye,” said Dr. Robert Strang.

“Please continue to follow the protocols and limit your number of close social contacts and social activities.” ”

A number of possible exposure sites have been identified in the Halifax area. Anyone who has visited these places at the times mentioned should watch for symptoms:

  • GUY at 1550, rue Granville, November 4 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. It is expected that anyone exposed to the virus here may develop symptoms until November 18 inclusive.
  • Aerobics first at 6166 Quinpool Road on November 7 from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Anyone exposed to the virus here is expected to develop symptoms until November 21 inclusive.
  • Pet Valu at 5686 Spring Garden Rd. November 9 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. It is expected that anyone exposed to the virus here may develop symptoms until November 23 inclusive.
  • East Preston Recreation Center – 24 Brooks Dr. Gym / Basketball Court on November 9 from 8:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Anyone exposed to the virus here is expected to develop symptoms until 23 November inclusive.
  • Budget shoe store Bar and restaurant on Argyle Street on November 8 between 8:30 p.m. and 11 p.m. In a social media post, shoe store Economy said the exhibit took place on its Sunday night comedy show. Anyone at the bar during this time should watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Anyone exposed to the virus here is expected to develop symptoms until November 22 inclusive.
  • Gymnase John W. Lindsay YMCA at 5640 Sackville St. November 9 and 10 from 6 a.m. to 8 a.m. Anyone who was in the gym section of the facility during this time should watch for symptoms of COVID-19. Anyone exposed to the virus here is expected to develop symptoms until November 24 inclusive.
  • The local restaurant and bar at 2037 Gottingen St. November 9 between 4 p.m. to close.
  • Tim Hortons at 36 Verdi Dr., Bedford Commons, Bedford November 12, 6:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. Anyone there during this time should watch for symptoms of COVID-19, which can develop until November 26.

The health authority has revised its exposure notice concerning Le local Saturday night, saying anyone who was at the bar during the relevant time should call 811 to set up a test, even if they are not showing symptoms.

Atlantic bubble

The latest figures for the Atlantic bubble are:

  • New Brunswick reported eight new cases on Monday, bringing the number of active cases in the province to 28.
  • Newfoundland and Labrador reported no new cases on Monday. The number of active cases remains at 10.
  • Prince Edward Island reported a new case on Wednesday. The province has four active cases.

Symptoms

Anyone with any of the following symptoms 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 encouraged to visit the website or call 811:

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

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