Public Health is advising people of two potential exposures to COVID-19 in Truro earlier this month.
People are asked to self-monitor for symptoms if they visited Murphy's Fish and Chips on Aug. 9 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. or at 102 (Colchester) Wing Royal Canadian Air Force Association on Aug. 15 from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Anyone exposed to the virus may develop symptoms up to and including 14 days after exposure.
The province announced another new case of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the total of active cases in Nova Scotia to six.
The new case identified on Wednesday is in the Central Zone.
Health Minister Randy Delorey said on Thursday that two of the active cases in the Northern Zone are related to travel pertaining to work in the oil and gas sector.
Delorey said there is another travel-related case and the fourth is a close contact of that case.
He said the fifth and sixth cases, identified Thursday and Wednesday, are still being investigated by Public Health.
One person is currently in hospital related to the virus.
The number of COVID-19 cases are still low inside the Atlantic bubble:
- New Brunswick has no new cases, with six active cases as of Thursday.
- Newfoundland and Labrador had no new cases, with two active cases as of Thursday.
- P.E.I. had three new cases, with four active cases as of Wednesday.
Nova Scotia has had 1,077 positive cases of the virus and 64 deaths.
The QEII Health Sciences Centre's microbiology lab completed 575 tests on Wednesday.
People with one or more of the following COVID-19 symptoms are asked to visit 811's website:
- Fever (chills, sweats).
- Cough or worsening of a previous cough.
- Sore throat.
- Shortness of breath.
- Muscle aches.
- Nasal congestion/runny nose.
- Hoarse voice.
- Unusual fatigue.
- Loss of sense of smell or taste.
- Red, purple or bluish lesions on the feet, toes or fingers that do not have a clear cause.
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