No new cases of coronavirus in Nova Scotia on Wednesday

Global News Morning Halifax: August 12
The online edition of 'Global News Morning' with Paul Brothers and Alyse Hand on Global Halifax.

Nova Scotia is reporting no new cases of the coronavirus in the province on Wednesday.

There remain no active cases in the province.

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The QEII Health Sciences Centre’s microbiology lab completed 351 Nova Scotia tests on Tuesday, moving the province’s total number of tests to 67,843.

There have been 1,071 cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia and 64 deaths.

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The province reports that 1,007 of the positive cases are considered to be resolved.

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

  • 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

Read more: Here’s what you’ll need to do to enter each province in the Atlantic bubble

The Atlantic travel bubble remains operational.

The bubble permits interprovincial travel between Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland and Labrador without self-isolation.

However, restrictions will be in place. You can learn what you need to do ahead of time for each province here.

— With a file from Karla Renic