Nova Scotia reports 3 new COVID-19 cases Monday

Lawrence Kim
Апреля 7, 2021

The cases are in the province's central health zone. The third case is under investigation. All cases are self-isolating, according to a news release by the Department of Health and Wellness.

Ontario says it has had almost 6,000 new COVID-19 cases over a two-day span.

Quebec is reporting 1,252 new cases of COVID-19 today and four more deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus, including one in the past 24 hours. "I'm asking all Nova Scotians to stay the course and continue protecting each other by following public health measures and getting vaccinated when it's their turn".

Five of Nova Scotia's previously reported cases are now considered resolved, with the total number of active cases dropping to 32.

As of Tuesday morning, Nova Scotians aged 70 or older can now book appointments at community clinics and participating pharmacies across the province. The Moderna or Pfizer vaccine is being offered up for this age range.

Nova Scotia's chief medical officer of health is urging residents to be patient as they wait to book appointments for COVID vaccinations.

The province says it had administered 113,471 doses of COVID-19 vaccine as of Sunday, with 29,532 people having received a booster shot.

Nova Scotians between 55 and 59 will also be eligible to receive the AstraZeneca vaccine with bookings starting Tuesday. The vaccine is now available for those between 60 and 64 years old.

Rapid testing is available on Tuesday and Wednesday at the Eastern Shore Community Centre (67 Park Rd, Musquodoboit) between 11:00 a.m.to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6, and 9:00 a.m to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 7.

Public health is strongly encouraging Nova Scotians to seek asymptomatic COVID-19 testing, particularly if they have had several social interactions, even with their own social circle.

COVID-19 tests can be booked through the provinces online self-assessment COVID-19 tool, or by calling 811.

Call 811 if you can not access the online self-assessment or wish to speak with a nurse about your symptoms.

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