Nova Scotia reported Thursday 40 new cases of COVID-19 and 29 recoveries.
There are 20 cases in Northern Zone, 18 cases in Central Zone and two cases in Western Zone.
“There is a new cluster of cases in a localized community in Northern Zone and there is also evidence of limited community spread in Halifax and parts of northern Nova Scotia,” the province said in a release.
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Nova Scotia currently has 214 active cases of COVID-19. Of those, 13 people are in hospital, including five in ICU.
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Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 3,330 tests the day before.
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As of Wednesday, 1,643,212 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. Of those, 792,716 Nova Scotians have received their second dose, and 24,844 eligible Nova Scotians have received a third dose.
Since Aug. 1, there have been 2,466 positive COVID-19 cases and 16 deaths in the province. There are 2,236 resolved cases.
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