N.S. reports 99 new cases of COVID-19 over long weekend

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A sign encourages patrons of a business to wear masks, sanitize hands and keep their distance from others.  (CBC - image credit)
A sign encourages patrons of a business to wear masks, sanitize hands and keep their distance from others. (CBC - image credit)

Nova Scotia reported 99 new cases of COVID-19 since the province's last update on Friday, bringing the number of active cases to 197.

Of the 99 new cases, 27 were reported on Saturday, 16 on Sunday, 22 on Monday, and 34 Tuesday.

Eighty-six of the new cases are in the central zone, six are in the western zone, four are in the northern zone and three are in the eastern zone.

There are 15 people in hospital with COVID-19, including two in intensive care.

As of Tuesday, 76.1 per cent of Nova Scotians are fully vaccinated.

Nova Scotia: Daily new COVID-19 cases

Halifax Regional Police have ticketed a man for not following public health rules at a gym in Dartmouth.

Last Tuesday, police responded to a private fitness facility after it was reported that a man refused to show proof of vaccination and wear a mask.

Officers issued the man a ticket under the Health Protection Act for failing to comply with the act and its regulations, which carries a fine of $2,422.

Atlantic Canada COVID-19 case numbers

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