11 new cases of COVID-19 announced in Nova Scotia on Saturday, June 26 – .

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11 new cases of COVID-19 announced in Nova Scotia on Saturday, June 26 – .


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Overview
Vaccination
Demography
Trial
Notice of potential exposure

Nova Scotia announced 11 new cases of COVID-19 today (Saturday, June 26).

All 11 are in the central area of ​​Nova Scotia Health – 1o are close contacts of previously reported cases and one related to travel. All close contacts are part of a group of related families and do not represent wide dissemination in the community, the province said in a press release.

There are now 62 known active cases in the province; two people are hospitalized for the disease, none of whom are in intensive care; nine people are considered newly healed today.

The National Microbiology Laboratory has identified two cases of the Delta variant in Nova Scotia and one case of the Gamma variant in Nova Scotia. These cases have already been reported.

Click here to see the plan to reopen Nova Scotia.

Here are the new daily case counts and seven-day moving averages (today at 5.0) since March 28:

Here is the daily tally of cases since the start of the pandemic in March 2020:

Here is the active workload since March 28:

And here is the active workload for the duration of the pandemic:


Vaccination

Vaccination data is not provided on weekends.

People 12 years of age and older can make an appointment for vaccination here.

People living in rural areas who need to be transported to a vaccination clinic should contact Rural Rides, who will drive you there and take you home for just $ 5. You must book the trip 24 hours in advance.


Demography

Active cases across the province are distributed as follows:

Central areas
• 40 in the community health network of the Halifax / Chebucto peninsula
• 3 in Dartmouth / South East Community Health Network
• 5 in the Bedford / Sackville community health network
• 0 in the Eastern Shore / Musquodoboit Community Health Network
• 0 in the West Hants community health network
• 2 not assigned to a community health network
Total : 50

East Zone
• 8 in the Cape Breton Community Health Network
• 1 in the community health network of Inverness, Victoria and Richmond
• 0 in the Antigonish and Guysborough community health network
Total : 9

North Zone
• 0 in the Colchester / East Hants community health network
• 0 in the Pictou Community Health Network
• 0 in the Cumberland community health network
Total : 0

West Zone
• 2 in the Annapolis and Kings community health network
• 1 in the Lunenburg & Queens community health network
• 0 in the Yarmouth, Shelburne and Digby community health network
Total : 3


Trial

Nova Scotia Health labs performed 4,021 PCR tests yesterday. This does not include antigen testing at the various contextual testing sites.

You don’t need a health insurance card to get tested.

Contextual tests (antigen tests) are intended for asymptomatic people over the age of 16 who have not been at potential sites of exposure to COVID (see map below); results usually within 20 minutes. Pop-up tests have been scheduled for the following sites:

Saturday
Porte d’Aurigny, 12h-19h
Findlay Community Center, noon-7 p.m.
Halifax Convention Center, noon to 7 p.m.
Point Pleasant Park, Halifax mobile unit in lower parking lot, noon to 6 p.m.
Sackville Sports Stadium, 11 am-3pm
Sydney Fire Station (mobile pop-up event), 2 p.m.-7 p.m.

Sunday
Findlay Community Center, noon-7 p.m.
Halifax Convention Center, noon to 7 p.m.
Sackville Sports Stadium, 11 am-3pm

Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Beaver Bank Kinsac Community Center, noon-7 p.m.
Hammonds Plains Community Center, noon-7 p.m.

You can volunteer to work on the contextual test sites here or here. No medical experience is necessary.

You can also get PCR testing at Nova Scotia Health Laboratories by going here. Appointments can be made for the IWK, or for various locations within each of the health zones (appointments may not be available at each site).


Notice of potential exposure

Public health only issues notices of potential exposure when they believe they may not have been able to contact all close contacts at that location. The vast majority of potential exposure sites are never the subject of a public notice.

Nova Scotia Health issued the following notice of potential COVID exposure last night:

Anyone who has worked or visited the following location on the specified date and time must visit self-assessment-covid.novascotia.ca / to book a COVID-19 test, whether or not they are showing symptoms. You can also call 811 if you do not have online access or if you have other symptoms that concern you.

For the following locations, if you don’t have any symptoms of COVID-19, you don’t need to self-isolate while you wait for your test result. If you have symptoms of COVID-19, you should self-isolate while you wait for your test result, just like everyone else in your household.

  • Sobeys (2651 Windsor St, Halifax) June 20 between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. It is expected that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the dates indicated may develop symptoms until July 4 inclusive.

We’ve gathered all active notices here regarding potential COVID exposures on bus routes and flights.

The updated notice of potential COVID exposure map is below; you can zoom in and click on the coronavirus icons to get information about each site.


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