Today's press release Five new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 24. The cases are in Central Zone. Three of the cases are close contacts of previously reported cases. The other two cases are related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. The people are self-isolating, as required. As of today, Nova Scotia has 24 active cases of COVID-19. Nova Scotia Health Authority's labs completed 1,989 Nova Scotia tests on March 23. As of March 23, 71,733 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. Of those, 21,648 Nova Scotians have received their second dose.