N.S. reports no new COVID-19 cases; total active cases remains at two

HALIFAX —
Nova Scotia is reporting no new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, with the total number of cases in the province remaining at two.

The two active cases in Nova Scotia were announced on Friday. They were the first positive COVID-19 cases the province has had for over two weeks.

Nova Scotia has reported a total of 1,069 positive COVID-19 cases and 64 deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus.

Nobody is currently in hospital being treated for the disease.

COVID-19 SYMPTOMS

The province is reminding any one feeling the following symptoms, to visit 811’s online assessment on their website, to determine if you should call 811 for further assessment:

  • fever (i.e. chills, sweats)
  • cough or worsening of a previous cough
  • sore throat
  • headache
  • shortness of breath
  • muscle aches
  • sneezing
  • nasal congestion/runny nose
  • hoarse voice
  • diarrhea
  • unusual fatigue
  • loss of sense of smell or taste
  • red, purple or blueish lesions on the feet, toes or fingers without clear cause

SELF-ISOLATION FOR TRAVELLERS

Anyone who has travelled outside of Atlantic Canada is still required to self-isolate for 14 days upon return.

The government of Nova Scotia also reminds every one of the importance of adhering to the public health order and directives, like practicing good hand washing, maintaining physical distance when and where required, and wearing a non-medical mask in required areas, and wherever else you feel comfortable.



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