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Nova Scotia reports no new coronavirus cases on Wednesday

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Nova Scotia reported no new cases of the coronavirus Wednesday, with only two active cases remaining.

The QEII Health Sciences Centre’s microbiology lab completed 253 Nova Scotia tests on Aug. 4 and is operating 24 hours a day, according to the province.

To date, Nova Scotia has 64,778 negative test results, 1,071 positive COVID-19 cases and 64 deaths.

Read more: Coronavirus — Nova Scotia reports no new cases Tuesday, 2 active cases remain

There are currently no people in hospital as a result of COVID-19. Cases range in age from under 10 to over 90.

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The province said 1,005 cases are now resolved.

Residents are still encouraged to visit the 811 website if they have two or more of the following symptoms:

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  • Fever (including chills, sweats)
  • Cough or worsening of a previous cough
  • Sore throat
  • Headache
  • Shortness of breath
  • Muscle aches
  • Sneezing
  • Nasal congestion/runny nose
  • Hoarse voice
  • Diarrhea
  • Unusual fatigue
  • Loss of sense of smell or taste
  • Red, purple or blueish lesions on the feet, toes or fingers without a clear cause

Anyone who has travelled outside of Atlantic Canada must self-isolate for 14 days, the province said.

“Any Nova Scotian who develops symptoms of acute respiratory illness should limit their contact with others until they feel better.”

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