Today Nova Scotia is reporting 34 new cases of COVID-19 and 20 recoveries.
Twenty-six of the cases reported are in Northern Zone. All are close contacts of previously reported cases. This is a large cluster of linked cases in a defined, unvaccinated group in Northern Zone, and more cases are expected.
Seven of the reported cases are in Central Zone. Two are close contacts of previously reported cases. Five are under investigation. There are signs of community spread among those in Central Zone aged 20 to 40 who are unvaccinated and participating in social activities.
One case reported is in Eastern Zone. It is related to travel.
As of today, Nova Scotia has 173 active cases of COVID-19. Four people are in hospital COVID-19 units.