N.S. experiences three new COVID-19 circumstances Monday in province’s Central zone; 32 energetic

2021-04-05 20:31:00

HALIFAX —
Nova Scotia well being officers are reporting three new COVID-19 circumstances on Monday.

All three circumstances are within the province’s Central zone. One is said to journey exterior Atlantic Canada, one is a detailed contact to a beforehand reported case and one stays beneath investigation.

All three people are self-isolating, as required.

“Together with following all the public well being measures, Nova Scotians ought to proceed to get examined frequently for COVID-19,” stated Dr. Robert Strang, chief medical officer of well being for Nova Scotia. “Common testing helps us detect circumstances early and helps forestall them from spreading.”

Nova Scotia Premier Iain Rankin thanked Nova Scotians for his or her exhausting work and respectfulness, and urged them to proceed with their efforts to maintain circumstances low within the province.

“The virus continues to be current within the province and there are excessive numbers exterior our area,” stated Rankin, in a information launch on Monday. “I am asking all Nova Scotians to remain the course and proceed defending one another by following public well being measures and getting vaccinated when it’s their flip.”

5 of Nova Scotia’s beforehand reported circumstances at the moment are thought-about resolved, with the full variety of energetic circumstances dropping to 32.

N.S. COVID-19 CASE DATA

The Nova Scotia Well being Authority’s labs accomplished 1,212 exams on Sunday. The province has accomplished 439,078 exams for the reason that pandemic started.

Because the starting of the pandemic, there have been 1,742 COVID-19 circumstances in Nova Scotia. Of these, 1,645 circumstances have recovered and 66 folks have died as a result of novel coronavirus.

There may be at present one particular person in hospital on account of COVID-19, with nobody within the intensive care unit.

There are circumstances confirmed throughout the province, however most have been recognized within the Central Zone, which comprises the Halifax Regional Municipality.

The provincial authorities says cumulative circumstances by zone could change as information is up to date in Panorama, the province’s digital info system.

The numbers mirror the place an individual lives and never the place their pattern was collected.

  • Western Zone: 117 circumstances (12 energetic case)
  • Central Zone: 1,397 circumstances (16 energetic circumstances)
  • Northern Zone: 133 circumstances (1 energetic case)
  • Japanese Zone: 95 circumstances (3 energetic circumstances)

The provincial state of emergency, which was first declared on March 22, 2020, has been prolonged to April 18, 2021.

VACCINE UPDATE

Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 on-line dashboard supplies an replace on the quantity of vaccines which were administered thus far.

As of Monday, 113,471 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. Of these, 83,939 have been first doses and 29,532 Nova Scotians have acquired their second dose.

Of the vaccines administered 48,882 went to well being care staff, and eight,971 have been long-term care residents, as of March 30.

As of final Tuesday, the province has acquired a complete of 155,319 doses of COVID-19 vaccine, and are holding 17,138 in reserve for second doses and deliberate clinics.

NOVA SCOTIANS ENCOURAGED TO SEEK ASYMPTOMATIC TESTING

Public well being is strongly encouraging Nova Scotians to hunt asymptomatic COVID-19 testing, significantly if they’ve had a number of social interactions, even with their very own social circle.

COVID-19 exams might be booked by way of the provinces on-line self-assessment COVID-19 device, or by calling 811.

Folks may go to one among Nova Scotia’s many fast pop-up testing websites that proceed to function all through the province.

COVID ALERT APP

Canada’s COVID-19 Alert app is out there in Nova Scotia.

The app, which might be downloaded by way of the Apple App Retailer or Google Play, notifies customers if they could have been uncovered to somebody who has examined optimistic for COVID-19.

LIST OF SYMPTOMS

Anybody who experiences a fever or new or worsening cough, or two or extra of the next new or worsening signs, is inspired to take a web based check or name 811 to find out in the event that they have to be examined for COVID-19:

  • Sore throat
  • Headache
  • Shortness of breath
  • Runny nostril/nasal congestion 


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