Nova Scotia reports 45 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday
Nova Scotia has reported 45 new cases of COVID-19 since Friday, bringing the number of active cases in the province to 153 cases.
Of the new cases announced on Monday, 38 cases are in the central zone, six in the north zone and one in the east zone.
The province announced last Wednesday that there was a cluster of cases in a northern area community, and there is also evidence of limited community spread in Halifax and parts of northern Nova Scotia.
Several schools were informed of an exhibition over the weekend:
- Beechville Lakeside Timberlea Senior Elementary in Timberlea
- Tantallon Senior Elementary in Upper Tantallon
- Five Bridges Junior High at Stillwater Lake
- Joseph Howe Elementary School in Halifax
- Central Spryfield Elementary School in Halifax
- Ross Road School in Westphal
- Beaubassin School in Halifax
Beechville Lakeside Timberlea Senior Elementary Grades 2-5 will be closed all week.
Premier Tim Houston and Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Robert Strang will hold a COVID-19 briefing on Tuesday at 3 p.m.
Eleven people are now hospitalized with COVID-19, including four in intensive care.
According to Monday’s update, 81.6% of Nova Scotians were double vaccinated and 2.8% of Nova Scotians also received a third dose.
Atlantic Canada Case Numbers
- New Brunswick reported 118 new cases on Sunday. The province has 752 active cases, with 46 people hospitalized, including 16 in intensive care.
- Newfoundland and Labrador reported five new cases on Friday. The province has 20 active cases.
- Prince Edward Island reported two new cases on Sunday. The province has 20 active cases.