Seaside FM News
Nova Scotia is reporting 34 new cases of COVID-19 and 20 recoveries today. 26 of the cases are in the Northern Zone. All are close contacts of previous cases. 7 cases are in the Central Zone, 2 are close contacts of previous cases, and 5 are under investigation. One case is in the Eastern zone, and is related to travel. As of today there are 173 active cases of COVID-19 in the province. 4 people are in hospital with the virus. Sixty-one of the cases are in Northern Zone. Fifty-nine are close contacts of previously reported cases. Two are related to travel. There is a large cluster of linked cases in a defined group in Northern Zone. Most of the group is unvaccinated, so more cases are expected. Five cases are in Central Zone. Three are close contacts of previously reported cases. Two are related to travel. There are signs of community spread among those in Central Zone aged 20 to 40 who are unvaccinated and participating in social activities. As of today, Nova Scotia has 173 active cases of COVID-19. Of those, four people are in hospital COVID-19 units. On Sept. 13, Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 2,543 tests. As of Sept. 13, 1,471,980 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. Of those, 706,246 Nova Scotians have received their second dose. Since April 1, there have been 4,512 positive COVID-19 cases and 28 deaths. Cases range in age from under 10 to over 90. There are 4,311 resolved cases. Cumulative cases may change as data is updated in Panorama.