Today, December 2, Nova Scotia has 127 active cases of COVID-19. Seventeen new cases were identified yesterday in the province.
Sixteen of the new cases are found in Central Zone, including the case connected to St. Margaret’s Bay Elementary school that was reported last night. The other case is found in the Northern Zone and is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada.
“We are a week into the new tighter restrictions in the greater Halifax area and limiting travel in and out of this part of the province,” said Premier Stephen McNeil.
“These are important steps to help contain the virus. We all need to continue following the protocols so we can slow the spread and keep each other safe.”
Yesterday there were 247 tests given at the rapid-testing pop-up site in Halifax and 453 tests at the rapid-testing pop-up site in Wolfville.
There was one positive test result identified in Wolfville. The person was directed to self-isolate and has been referred for a standard test.