Nova Scotia reports three new cases and seven recoveries on Sunday – .

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Nova Scotia reports three new cases and seven recoveries on Sunday – .


HALIFAX – Nova Scotia reports three new cases of COVID-19 and seven recoveries on Sunday, bringing the total to 58.

Two cases are in the central area of ​​the province and are close contacts of previously reported cases.

The other case is in the East Zone and is under investigation. Community spread is limited in the central area, while the east, north and west areas continue to be closely monitored for community spread.

“Nova Scotians have done an exceptional job to get us to where we are today,” Premier Iain Rankin said in a statement.

“Just a few months ago, we were experiencing the highest COVID-19 rates we’ve ever seen in the province. COVID-19 variants can spread much faster and easier, so we need to do what we can to prevent it from spreading – get tested, get vaccinated, and continue to follow public health measures. “

As of Sunday, Nova Scotia had 58 active cases of COVID-19. Of these, two people are hospitalized in COVID-19 units.

“Active cases are declining and our vaccination rates continue to rise,” said Dr. Robert Strang, Chief Medical Officer of Health for Nova Scotia. Said in a press release.

“These are some of the metrics we’re looking at to determine whether it’s safe to move on to the next phase of our reopening plan. Let’s keep up the good work. “

THE SECOND DOSE OF INCREASED VACCINE

Nova Scotians who received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine by May 20 can now schedule an appointment to receive their second dose earlier than originally scheduled.

When postponing the second dose, people will choose a new date and time at any clinic in the province that has an appointment available.

The province says notices will continue to be sent over the following weeks as the vaccine supply is received.

Health officials also said drive-thru vaccination clinics in Dartmouth, Truro and Wolfville can now accommodate up to four people in one vehicle. At the time of booking, you can schedule a maximum of four people for a meeting time.

The province’s COVID-19 online dashboard provides an update on the number of vaccines that have been administered to date.

CASE DATA

Nova Scotia labs processed 3,150 tests on Saturday, for a total of 932,283 since the start of the pandemic.

There have been 5,828 cumulative cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia. Of these, 5,678 people have recovered and 92 have died from COVID-19.

There are confirmed cases across the province, but most have been identified in the central area, which includes the Halifax Regional Municipality.

NOVA SCOTIA ENCOURAGED TO REQUEST ASYMPTOMATIC TESTS

Public health strongly encourages Nova Scotians to seek an asymptomatic COVID-19 test, especially if they have had multiple social interactions, even with their own social circle.

COVID-19 testing can be booked through the province’s online COVID-19 self-assessment tool, or by calling 811.

People can also visit one of Nova Scotia’s instant rapid test sites that continue to operate across the province.

Sunday June 27

  • Halifax Convention Center (1650 Argyle St.) noon to 7 p.m.
  • Findlay Community Center (26 Elliot Street, Dartmouth) from noon to 7 p.m.
  • Sackville Sports Stadium (409 Glendale Dr, Lower Sackville) from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Canada’s COVID-19 alert app is available in Nova Scotia.

The app, which can be downloaded through Apple’s App Store or Google Play, informs users if they may have been exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19.

LIST OF SYMPTMS

Anyone who has a new or worsening fever or cough, or at least two of the following new or worsening symptoms, is encouraged to take an online test or call 811 to determine if they should have a test. COVID-19 test:

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