Nova Scotia is reporting one new case of the novel coronavirus on Friday.It is the only active case in the province and it is in the Northern Zone. It remains under investigation by Nova Scotia’s health department.The new case breaks an 11-day streak of no new reported cases in the province.
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The QEII Health Sciences Centre’s microbiology lab completed 582 Nova Scotia tests on Thursday, moving the province’s total number of tests to 68,784.There have been 1,072 cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia and 64 deaths. [ Sign up for our Health IQ newsletter for the latest coronavirus updates ]
The province reports that 1,007 of the positive cases are considered to be resolved. Story continues below advertisement
Nova Scotians are still encouraged to visit the 811 website if they have two or more of the following symptoms:
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Fever (including chills, sweats)Cough or worsening of a previous coughSore throatHeadacheShortness of breathMuscle achesSneezingNasal congestion/runny noseHoarse voiceDiarrheaUnusual fatigueLoss of sense of smell or tasteRed, purple or blueish lesions on the feet, toes or fingers without a clear cause
Here’s what you’ll need to do to enter each province in the Atlantic bubble
The Atlantic travel bubble remains operational.The bubble permits interprovincial travel between Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador without self-isolation.However, restrictions will be in place. You can learn what you need to do ahead of time for each province here.
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