N.S. records 2 cases of COVID-19, 2 people in hospital

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Nova Scotia is reporting two new cases of COVID-19 Sunday, both of which are in the Central Zone.

According to the province, one case is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada and is self-isolating as required.

The other case is considered a close contact of a previously reported case.

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There are currently 29 active cases in the province. Two people are in hospital, including one person in ICU.

“Seeing a low number of cases today is encouraging. I want to thank everyone for doing their part to remain vigilant,” said Premier Iain Rankin in a news release.

“Let’s keep up our efforts and continue to follow the public health measures — wear a mask, wash your hands, keep physical distance, stay home if you are feeling unwell, self-isolate when required and get tested regularly.”

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