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Nova Scotia reports 3 new travel-related cases of COVID-19 Tuesday

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Nova Scotia reported three new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday and said 12 active cases remain in the province.

According to public health, one case is in Western Zone and the other two cases are in Central Zone.

“All cases are related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. The people are self-isolating, as required,” said the province.

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Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 1,381 Nova Scotia tests on Feb. 15.

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As of Tuesday, the province said 23,140 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. Of those, 8,225 Nova Scotians have received their second dose.

Since Oct. 1, Nova Scotia has completed 183,213 tests. There have been 508 positive COVID-19 cases and no deaths.

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One person is currently in hospital, in ICU. Four hundred and ninety-six cases are now resolved.

Nova Scotians are being strongly encouraged to seek asymptomatic COVID-19 testing, particularly if they have a large number of close contacts due to their work or social activities.

Appointments can be booked at https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/.

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