Nova Scotia reports one new case of COVID-19

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Nova Scotia reported one new COVID-19 case on Thursday, bringing the total active cases in the province to 18.

The new case was identified Wednesday, when Nova Scotia Health Authority labs completed 1,058 tests.

The new case is in the Central Zone and is under investigation.

A release from the province did not say whether the person had traveled recently, or how they caught the virus.

Late Thursday afternoon, the Nova Scotia Health Authority warned of two potential exposures in Halifax.

One was at the Bitter End Martini Bar and Restaurant on Argyle Street on Nov. 2 between 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. The release said anyone there at the time is asked to monitor symptoms. Anyone exposed may develop symptoms up to and including Nov. 16.

The other potential exposure was at Sobeys Clayton Park at 287 Lacewood Dr., on Nov. 3 between 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Anyone who was there at that time is asked to monitor symptoms, which could develop up to and including Nov. 17.

The health authority also warned the public Wednesday of two possible exposures to the virus last week. These include an Air Canada Flight from Toronto, and a specific time period at a New Minas restaurant.

So far, Nova Scotia has had 1,119 positive COVID-19 cases and 65 deaths. No one is currently in hospital related to the virus.

The latest numbers from around the Atlantic bubble are:

Symptoms

Anyone with one of the following symptoms should visit the COVID-19 self-assessment website or call 811:

  • Fever.

  • Cough or worsening of a previous cough.

Anyone with two or more of the following symptoms is also asked to visit the website or call 811:

  • Sore throat.

  • Headache.

  • Shortness of breath.

  • Runny nose.

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