Nova Scotia reports four new cases on Sunday; should move to phase 4 this week – .

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HALIFAX – Nova Scotia reports four new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday as the active number of infections drops to 36.

The four new cases were identified in the central area. One relates to travel and three are under investigation.

There were also seven recoveries.

“Our daily case count remains low, a result of the hard work of Nova Scotians to keep this virus at bay. We must continue to follow public health protocols as restrictions relax and welcome people to our province, ”Premier Iain Rankin said in a statement. Release.

“Continuing to get tested, get vaccinated and monitor public health measures will help make sure we all have a great summer. “

Of the 36 active cases, two people are hospitalized, including one in intensive care.

On July 10, the laboratories of the Nova Scotia Health Authority performed 2,483 tests.

“The hard work of Nova Scotians is paying off as we continue to see low numbers of cases,” Nova Scotia Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Robert Strang said in a statement.

“The more our immunization numbers increase, the sooner we can safely relax some of our public health measures and ease more restrictions. If you have not yet received your vaccine, please make an appointment as soon as possible. “

GO TO PHASE 4 WEDNESDAY

Nova Scotia is expected to move to Phase 4 of its reopening plan on Wednesday, which will ease restrictions further.

It allows many companies to expand their capacity, as well as some to have their full capacity as long as it complies with public health measures.

Entry into phase 4 is conditional upon 75 percent of the population, aged 12 and over, having received at least one dose of the vaccine.

Public health does not update vaccination rates on weekends, but on Friday 73.7% of the eligible population received a dose.

OPTIONS DE TEST WALK-IN

The Nova Scotia Department of Health operates several walk-in testing centers and mobile units across the province.

Testing is available for all ages, for those with symptoms, no symptoms (asymptomatic), who have traveled or been to a potential exposure site and have been in close contact with a positive COVID case.

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 July 11

  • Alderney Gate, Main Entrance, (60 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth) 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Halifax Convention Center (1650 Argyle St, Halifax) noon to 7 p.m.
  • Richard Murray Design Building, (5257 Morris St Halifax) 4 to 8 p.m.
  • The North Grove, indoor (6 Primrose St., Dartmouth) 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.

COVID ALERT APPLICATION

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 blood test. COVID-19 screening:

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