No new cases of coronavirus reported on Monday in Nova Scotia – Halifax

No new cases of coronavirus reported on Monday in Nova Scotia - Halifax

Nova Scotia is reporting no new COVID-19 cases in the province on Monday.

It marks the seventh straight day that the province has reported no new cases of the coronavirus.

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There remain no active cases in the province.

The QEII Health Sciences Centres’ microbiology lab completed 289 tests on Sunday, moving the province’s total number of tests to 67,386.

There have been 1,071 cases of the virus in Nova Scotia and 64 deaths.

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The province reports that 1,007 of the positive cases are considered to be resolved.

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On Sunday, the province renewed its state of emergency until noon on Aug. 23.

Nova Scotians are still encouraged to visit the 811 website if they have two or more of the following symptoms:

  • Fever (including chills, sweats)
  • Cough or worsening of a previous cough
  • Sore throat
  • Headache
  • Shortness of breath
  • Muscle aches
  • Sneezing
  • Nasal congestion/runny nose
  • Hoarse voice
  • Diarrhea
  • Unusual fatigue
  • Loss of sense of smell or taste
  • Red, purple or blueish lesions on the feet, toes or fingers without a clear cause

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The Atlantic travel bubble remains operational.

The bubble permits interprovincial travel between Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador without self-isolation.

However, restrictions will be in place. You can learn what you need to do ahead of time for each province here.

With a file from Karla Renic

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