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Covid19 Pandemic

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  1. C. Mike Hunt

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    Today's press release

    Four new cases of COVID-19 are being reported today, Jan. 22. Nova Scotia has 22 active cases.

    One case is in Central Zone and is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The person is self-isolating, as required.

    Two cases are in Western Zone and are related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. Both people are self-isolating, as required. One of the cases is a student at Acadia University in Wolfville. The student had completed the required 14-day self-isolation but tested positive shortly afterward and is self-isolating again.

    One case is in Northern Zone and is a close contact of a previously reported case.

    One of the cases reported Thursday, Jan. 21 in Northern Zone is connected to École acadienne de Truro, a pre-primary to grade 12 school in Truro. Although the case was reported yesterday, because the case came in after yesterday’s cut-off for reporting, it will appear on the data website and dashboard as one of the cases being reported today.

    Nova Scotia Health Authority's labs completed 1,450 Nova Scotia tests on Jan. 21. The lab confirmed today that the National Microbiology Lab identified two variant cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia, one UK and one South African variant, tested in December. Both of the cases were related to travel outside of Canada and were reported in Central Zone.

    As part of ongoing surveillance, Nova Scotia has been submitting samples to the National Microbiology Laboratory for sequencing since the first wave of the pandemic. The province has submitted all the positive samples from the first wave for sequencing and there were none that were of the UK or South African variant. Samples will continue to be submitted for sequencing as necessary based on case information.

    As of Jan. 21, 10,575 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. Of those, 2,705 Nova Scotians have received their second dose.

    The province is renewing the state of emergency to protect the health and safety of Nova Scotians and ensure safety measures and other important actions can continue. The order will take effect at noon Sunday, Jan. 24 and extend to noon Sunday, Feb. 7, unless government terminates or extends it.
     
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    https://novascotia.ca/news/release/?id=20210122005

    Public Health Restrictions Extended

    Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, announced today, Jan. 22, that most public health restrictions will be extended until at least Feb. 7.

    “We are still in the middle of a severe second wave of COVID-19 with other provinces and countries facing high case numbers, including our neighbours in New Brunswick,” said Premier McNeil. “That’s why we are continuing our cautious approach in easing restrictions as we focus on protecting Nova Scotians from the virus.”

    Some restrictions for sports and arts and culture organizations will be eased starting Jan. 25. Changes include:

    • sports teams can start playing games, but spectators are not permitted and there can be no games or tournaments involving teams that would not regularly play against each other
    • non-team sports can also resume competition, but without spectators and only among competitors who would regularly compete against each other
    • the limit for sports practices, training and games and arts and culture rehearsals and classes will return to 50
    • arts and culture performances can only be virtual and cannot have in-person spectators
    Also starting Jan. 25, residents of adult service centres and regional rehabilitation centres can resume community visits for work and volunteering.

    Other provincewide restrictions are continuing until 11:59 p.m. on Feb. 7. They include:

    • gathering limit of 10, both in your home and in the community
    • restaurants and licensed establishments stop service by 10 p.m. and close by 11 p.m.
    • retail businesses and malls operate at 50 per cent capacity
    • fitness facilities operate at 50 per cent capacity and have three metres between people for high-intensity activities, including indoor and outdoor fitness classes
    • social events, festivals, special events, arts and cultural events and sports events are not permitted
    • faith gatherings, wedding ceremonies and funeral services can have 150 people outdoors or 50 per cent of an indoor venue’s capacity, to a maximum of 100
    • wedding receptions and funeral receptions and visitation are not permitted
     
  3. C. Mike Hunt

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    5/1450 = 0.345% positive rate

    4 recoveries in the past 24 hours.
     
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  4. Wayne

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    You guys had two "variant" cases today?
     
  5. Cheddar

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    It's all good, they were back in December and didn't spread, well according to the press conference anyway lol
     
  7. C. Mike Hunt

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    Today's press release

    No new cases are being reported today, Jan. 23. Nova Scotia has 20 active cases of COVID-19.
     
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    Today's press release

    Nova Scotia has 19 active cases of COVID-19. One new case is being reported today, Jan. 24.

    The case is in Central Zone and involves a Dalhousie University student. The student, who lives off-campus, is from Nova Scotia and self-isolating now as required. The case is under investigation.
     
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  9. C. Mike Hunt

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    1/1093 = 0.091% positive rate

    2 recoveries in the past 24 hours.
     
  10. HairyAss

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    Just read the interview with Dr. Fauci that The NY Times did about his time with Trump. Wow. The man deserves a medal or something more. Death threats, Trump’s staff writing op-eds to disqualify his work, etc.
     
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    Today's press release

    Nova Scotia has 15 active cases of COVID-19. No new cases are being reported today, Jan. 25.

    As of Jan. 24, 11,083 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. Of those, 2,708 Nova Scotians have received their second dose.
     
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    4 recoveries in the past 24 hours.

    The last time NS had 15 active cases as November 2.
     
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  13. C. Mike Hunt

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    Nobody knows viruses like Trump. He uncle worked at MIT. Fauci was lucky to even be allowed in the same room as him.
     
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    http://www.nshealth.ca/news/potential-exposure-covid-19-westjet-flight-toronto-halifax

    Potential exposure to COVID-19 on WestJet flight from Toronto to Halifax

    Monday, January 25, 2021 - 05:49PM

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Jan. 25, 2021

    Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on a WestJet flight from Toronto to Halifax. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures.

    As a precaution, although the 14-day self-isolation period has ended (Jan. 24), anyone who was on the following flight in the specified rows and seats should visit https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/en to book a COVID-19 test, regardless of whether you have COVID-19 symptoms. You can also call 811 if you don’t have online access, or if you have other symptoms that concern you.

    • WestJet flight 3346 travelling on Jan. 10 from Toronto (9 a.m.) to Halifax (12 p.m.). Passengers in rows 5-11, seats A, B and C are asked to immediately visit https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/en to book a COVID-19 test, regardless of whether you have COVID-19 symptoms. All other passengers on this flight should continue to monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19.
     
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    There are multiple senior complexes that are loaded with cases, but yeah...
     
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    ok, that's a bit different. That can really throw off the numbers and make things seem worse than they are in the general public.
     
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    Ottawa just had 32 today its either a win or a error in reporting again lol
     
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    probably missed a couple zeros
     
  24. C. Mike Hunt

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    Today's press release

    As of today, Jan. 26, Nova Scotia has 11 active cases of COVID-19. One new case is being reported today.

    The case is in Central Zone and is related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. The person is self-isolating, as required.
     
  25. C. Mike Hunt

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    1/1592 = 0.063% positive rate

    5 recoveries in the past 24 hours.
     
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    Potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in Central Zone

    Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - 05:49PM

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Jan. 26, 2021

    Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at two locations in the Central Zone. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures.

    Out of an abundance of caution, and given the current testing capacity available, anyone who worked or visited the following locations on the specified dates and times should immediately visit covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/ to book a COVID-19 test, regardless of whether they have COVID-19 symptoms. You can also call 811 if you don’t have online access. or if you have other symptoms that concern you.

    If you have symptoms of COVID-19 you are required to self-isolate while you wait for your test result. If you do not have any symptoms of COVID-19 you do not need to self-isolate while you wait for your test result.

    • Atlantic Photo Supply Halifax (6111 Pepperell St., Halifax) on Jan. 20 between 12 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. It is anticipated anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, Feb. 3.

    • HomeSense Bayers Lake (9 Washmill Lake Ct, Halifax) on Jan. 22 between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. It is anticipated anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, Feb. 5.
     
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    whoa whoa whoa were not toronto here..

    84 today lol
     
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    Today's press release

    As of today, Jan. 27, Nova Scotia has 12 active cases of COVID-19. Four new cases are being reported today.

    Two cases are in Central Zone and the other two cases are in Eastern Zone. All cases are close contacts of previously reported cases.

    As of Jan. 26, 12,286 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. Of those, 2,709 Nova Scotians have received their second dose.
     
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    4/1519 = 0.263% positive rate

    3 recoveries in the past 24 hours.
     
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    How long has it been since a positive case was reported in Eastern? (X students if I remember right) Curious on the time frame since both eastern were close contacts of a previous case to see time compared to incubation periods being used etc
     
  31. C. Mike Hunt

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    Jan 20. The 3 active cases in Eastern are here:

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    Today's press release

    As of today, Jan. 28, Nova Scotia has 11 active cases of COVID-19. No new cases are being reported today.

    As of Jan. 27, 13,504 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. Of those, 2,709 Nova Scotians have received their second dose.
     
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    1 recovery and 1 hospital admission in the past 24 hours.
     
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    Here’s an interesting one.

    I know someone who’s mother and sister were recently diagnosed and tested positive for Covid.

    The only logical thing is that the daughter gave it to the mother. Mom doesn’t leave home, hasent been much outside since Christmas. Daughter brings groceries, runs errands for her....etc..

    The daughter tested positive for “regular” covid, but the mother tested positive for the UK strain. Weird?!

    Viruses mutate, that much I know. So does our body mutate them into something different once we have contracted it? How does that work?
     
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    Potential exposure to COVID-19 on WestJet flight from Toronto to Halifax

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021

    Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 on a WestJet flight from Toronto to Halifax. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here: http://www.nshealth.ca/covid-exposures.

    Anyone who was on the following flight in the specified rows and seats should visit https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/en to book a COVID-19 test, regardless of whether you have COVID-19 symptoms. You can also call 811 if you don’t have online access, or if you have other symptoms that concern you.

    WestJet flight 3346 travelling on Jan. 26 from Toronto (9 a.m.) to Halifax (12:25 p.m.). Passengers in rows 1-6, seats A, B and C are asked to immediately visit https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/en to book a COVID-19 test, regardless of whether you have COVID-19 symptoms. All other passengers on this flight should continue to self-isolate as required and monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19. It is anticipated anyone exposed to the virus on this flight may develop symptoms up to, and including Feb. 9.
     

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