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Nova Scotia reports no new coronavirus cases on Thursday

Passengers wear face masks on a Halifax Transit ferry as it arrives in Dartmouth, N.S. on Friday, July 24, 2020.
Passengers wear face masks on a Halifax Transit ferry as it arrives in Dartmouth, N.S. on Friday, July 24, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

Nova Scotia reported no new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, with only one active case remaining in the province.

According to the province, Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 889 Nova Scotia tests the day before.

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To date, Nova Scotia has 89,930 negative test results, 1,087 positive COVID-19 cases, and 65 deaths.

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The province said one person is currently hospitalized in ICU.

As of Thursday, 1,021 cases are considered now resolved.

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The province’s health officials urge anyone currently experiencing a fever or cough to visit the 811 website to see if an assessment is needed.
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In addition, if an individual is experiencing two or more of the following symptoms, they are asked to see if an assessment is needed:

  • sore throat
  • runny nose
  • headache
  • shortness of breath