17 new COVID-19 cases reported in Nova Scotia

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Nova Scotia reported Thursday that 72 per cent of the population is fully vaccinated against COVID-19. (Robert Short/CBC - image credit)
Nova Scotia reported Thursday that 72 per cent of the population is fully vaccinated against COVID-19. (Robert Short/CBC - image credit)

Nova Scotia reported 17 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday and four recoveries, leaving the province with 74 active cases.

Ten of the new cases are in the central zone, including eight close contacts of earlier cases. Another is related to travel and the last is under investigation.

Five of the new cases are in the northern zone and all are related to earlier cases. A case in the western zone is connected to an earlier case, and one in the eastern zone is related to travel.

One person is in a hospital COVID-19 unit. Nova Scotia Health labs completed 3,562 tests Wednesday.

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