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Nova Scotia reports 1 new coronavirus case Monday

Paul Chiasson / The Canadian Press

Nova Scotia reported that one new COVID-19 case has been identified Sunday, confirming that as of Monday there are four active cases remaining.

The province said that the new case is in Central Zone and is currently under investigation by public health.

Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 852 tests the day prior when the new case was found.

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To date, Nova Scotia has recorded 80,235 negative test results, 1,086 positive COVID-19 cases and 65 deaths.

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No one is currently in hospital, according to the province, and 1,017 cases are now considered resolved.

The province said that the list of symptoms being screened for COVID-19 has been recently updated to reflect the epidemiology in Nova Scotia.

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Nova Scotians are now being encouraged to visit the 811 website if in the past 48 hours they have had, or are currently experiencing:

  • Fever or cough (new or worsening)
  • Sore throat
  • Runny nose
  • Headache
  • Shortness of breath
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