Nova Scotia reported six new instances of COVID-19 on Wednesday, the bottom variety of single-day instances since Sept. 15.
Three of the brand new instances are within the Central Zone, two are within the Western Zone and one case is within the Northern Zone.
The province continues to say there’s group unfold within the Central Zone, “primarily amongst individuals aged 20 to 40 who’re unvaccinated and collaborating in social actions.”
With 27 new recoveries, the variety of energetic instances is now 165, which incorporates 16 individuals in hospital. 5 are in ICU.
Nova Scotia Well being labs accomplished 3,121 exams on Tuesday.
A fourth affected person in a non-COVID-19 unit on the Valley Regional Hospital has examined constructive for COVID-19. The province declared a small outbreak on the hospital on Tuesday after three sufferers examined constructive.
“Nova Scotia Well being Authority (NSHA) continues to check sufferers, employees and medical doctors recognized as shut contacts,” Wednesday’s launch stated. “As a precaution, NSHA has made testing accessible for workers and medical doctors on website who need to get examined.”
The discharge additionally stated yet another college was notified of a COVID-19 publicity. A full checklist of faculties with exposures will be discovered here.
In accordance with the provincial COVID-19 dashboard, 82.6 per cent of Nova Scotians have obtained a minimum of one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 77.2 per cent are totally vaccinated.
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