N.S. reports 38 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday

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A sticker on a bag of COVID-19 rapid take-home tests encourages people to 'test to protect.' (Frances Willick/CBC - image credit)
A sticker on a bag of COVID-19 rapid take-home tests encourages people to 'test to protect.' (Frances Willick/CBC - image credit)

Nova Scotia reported 38 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the active caseload in the province to 180.

Nineteen of the new cases are in central zone, 14 cases are in western zone, four cases are in the northern zone and one case is in eastern zone.

In a news release, the province said the Nova Scotia Health Authority's public health team is investigating the new cases to understand the circumstances around the increased numbers.

Eight people are in hospital with the virus, none in intensive care.

As of Wednesday, 78.7 per cent of Nova Scotians are fully vaccinated.

Health authority labs completed 3,331 tests on Tuesday.

On Tuesday, three schools were notified of exposures. They are:

  • Bras D'or Elementary, Bras D'or

  • Oxford Regional Education Centre, Oxford

  • Oxford School, Halifax

A full list of school exposures are available on the province's website.

Nova Scotia: Daily new COVID-19 cases

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