6 new cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia over long weekend

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A syringe and vial of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is shown. Nova Scotia is reporting 6 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday. (Robert Short/CBC - image credit)
A syringe and vial of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is shown. Nova Scotia is reporting 6 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday. (Robert Short/CBC - image credit)

Nova Scotia is reporting six new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday.

There are now 12 known active cases in the province, according to a news release from the Nova Scotia government.

Three of the cases are in the central health zone. One is related to travel, one is a close contact of a previously reported case and one is under investigation.

Two cases are in western health zone and both are related to travel. The last case is in the northern health zone and is related to travel.

There is one person in hospital with COVID-19.

The new figures include data from the weekend and Monday.

As of Tuesday, 76 per cent of Nova Scotians have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. More than 63 per cent have two doses.

On Monday, Nova Scotia Health issued an exposure notice for the Shoppers Drug Mart in Evangeline Mall in Digby, N.S., on July 23. More details can be found here along with all other exposure notices.

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