From Health & Wellness
oday, June 23, Nova Scotia is reporting no new cases of COVID-19 and 14 recoveries.
There is limited community spread in Central Zone. Eastern, Northern and Western Zones continue to be closely monitored for community spread.
“We wouldn’t be where we are today without the co-operation and hard work of Nova Scotians,” said Premier Iain Rankin. “I understand the restrictions are hard, but given the risks with the Delta variant, they are needed to protect Nova Scotians as we continue to work get people fully vaccinated with two doses of vaccine.”
As of today, Nova Scotia has 60 active cases of COVID-19. Of those, three people are in hospital COVID-19 units, including one in ICU. The median age of people hospitalized in the third wave is 52 for non-ICU and 55 for people in ICU.
On June 22, Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 3,490 tests.
As of June 22, 808,713 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. Of those, 112,328 Nova Scotians have received their second dose.
“Our case numbers have been very promising the past few days,” said Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health. “Thank you for continuing to look after each other by continuing to follow public health measures, getting tested regularly and getting vaccinated.”