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Covid19 Pandemic

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  1. C. Mike Hunt

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    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.
     
  2. C. Mike Hunt

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    5/1989 = 0.251% positive rate

    2 recoveries in the past 24 hours.

    5446 vaccine doses administered.
     
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  3. C. Mike Hunt

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    Today's press release

    Three new cases of COVID-19, as well as a case connected to Millwood High School, are being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 25.

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

    The other two cases are in Central Zone. One is related to travel outside Atlantic Canada and the person is self-isolating, as required. The other is a close contact of a previously reported case.

    In addition to these new cases, a case connected to a school was identified today, March 25, at Millwood High School in Middle Sackville. Because the case came in after the cut-off for reporting, it is not included in today’s case update and will not appear on our data website, dashboard or daily COVID-19 case release until tomorrow, March 26.

    The person was not in school today and is self-isolating. The school will close to allow for deep cleaning, testing and contact tracing, and is expected to reopen to students on Wednesday, March 31. Students will learn from home during the closure and families of the school will receive an update on Tuesday, March 30.

    As of today, Nova Scotia has 25 active cases of COVID-19.

    Nova Scotia Health Authority's labs completed 2,851 Nova Scotia tests on March 24.

    As of March 24, 77,431 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. Of those, 22,917 Nova Scotians have received their second dose.
     
  4. C. Mike Hunt

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    3/2851 = 0.105% positive rate

    2 recoveries in the past 24 hours.

    5698 doses of vaccine administered.
     
  5. chainsaw

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    So here’s a question: when there is a case linked to a restaurant or business there is a potential exposure warning put out and they ask everyone who was there at that time to be tested right? When there is a case connected to a school, only “close contacts” that they chose are asked to be tested. Doesn’t that seem a little strange to anyone else?
     
  6. Cheddar

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    No. They can't test 1000 kids in a day. Check the close contacts, if there appears to be spread, expand the testing.
    When they ask for people in a restaurant they are looking at maybe 50 ppl and have no idea who they are.
     
  7. chainsaw

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    What about IKEA? Would be more than 50 there. I get your point but it seems that with schools things are different. Hell HRCE hasn’t even made a statement about today’s case at Millwood
     
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  8. Cheddar

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    I think you do what you can where you can. Even when they do those announcements i don't think there has ever been any spread found, same for restaurants, planes or schools. What do you want them to say about the case? It's obviously not travel related, so that leaves "under investigation" and "connected to another case".
     
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  9. C. Mike Hunt

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    Potential exposure to COVID-19 at three locations in Central Zone and one location in Western Zone

    Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 05:55PM

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

    Anyone who worked at 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 or not 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.

    • IKEA Dartmouth Crossing (645 Cutler Ave, Dartmouth) on March 20 between 3:50 p.m. and 5:55 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, April 3.
    • HomeSense Dartmouth Crossing (110 Gale Terrace, Dartmouth) on March 20 between 5:25 p.m. and 6:40 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, April 3.
    • [ corrected ] Subway Bridgewater (215 Dominion St, Bridgewater) on March 21 between 12 p.m. and 1:15 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, April 4.
    • Sobeys Penhorn (551 Portland St, Dartmouth) on March 24 between 12 noon and 5 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, April 7.
     
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  10. C. Mike Hunt

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    Today's press release

    Five new cases of COVID-19, as well as a probable case of COVID-19 connected to Sackville Heights Junior High School, are being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 26.

    The cases are in Central Zone. Two of the cases are under investigation. The other three cases are close contacts of previously reported cases, one of which was the case identified yesterday, March 25, at Millwood High School in Middle Sackville.

    In addition to these new cases, the probable case at Sackville Heights Junior High School in Lower Sackville was identified today, March 26. The case is connected to a previously reported case. Based on public health assessment, the probable case is being treated as though it is a lab-confirmed positive to ensure all precautions are taken.

    The person was not in school today and is self-isolating. The school will close to allow for deep cleaning, testing and contact tracing, and is expected to reopen to students on Thursday, April 1. Students will learn from home during the closure and families of the school will receive an update on Wednesday, March 31.

    As with any positive or probable case, public health will be in touch with any close contacts of this case and advise of next steps. Everyone who is a close contact will be notified, tested and asked to self-isolate for 14 days.

    As of today, Nova Scotia has 27 active cases of COVID-19.

    Nova Scotia Health Authority's labs completed 2,846 Nova Scotia tests on March 25.

    As of March 25, 83,148 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. Of those, 23,662 Nova Scotians have received their second dose.
     
  11. C. Mike Hunt

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    5/2846 = 0.176% positive rate

    3 recoveries in the past 24 hours.

    5717 doses of vaccine administered.
     
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    COVID-19 Vaccine Groups Expanded; Nova Scotians Ages 75 to 79 Eligible

    Health and Wellness / COVID - 19

    March 26, 2021 - 1:09 PM

    Anyone 75 years of age and older can book their COVID-19 vaccine as of today, March 26.

    Most community clinics and participating pharmacies for this age group have available appointments. More appointments will be added to new and existing clinics next week.

    The province also expects to receive a shipment of AstraZeneca vaccine in early April. This vaccine will continue to be offered through participating pharmacies and primary care offices for people 60 to 64 years of age.
     
  13. chainsaw

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    Asymptomatic test appointment at 8:40 this am. Negative results email arrived at 8:39 tonight. A little less than 12 hours from appointment time to results. That’s impressive
     
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    Today's press release

    Five new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 27.

    The cases are all in the Central Zone. All are close contacts of previously reported cases, including one probable case identified yesterday, March 26, at Sackville Heights Junior High in Lower Sackville.

    As of today, Nova Scotia has 25 active cases of COVID-19.

    Nova Scotia Health Authority's labs completed 1,912 Nova Scotia tests on March 26.
     
  15. C. Mike Hunt

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    5/1912 = 0.262% positive rate

    7 recoveries in the past 24 hours.
     
  16. KMD

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    Well hot damn, I got a letter in the mail yesterday and I can call in on Monday and book my first shot.
     
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    Don't do it, JT want you to take it.
     
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  18. C. Mike Hunt

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    Today's press release

    Two new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 28.

    The cases are both in the Central Zone. One is related to travel and the other is under investigation.

    Federally mandated testing confirmed one new UK variant case in the Central Zone. This person was tested earlier this month and their illness is considered resolved. The case is related to international travel. At this time, community spread has not been determined. Out of an abundance of caution, Public Health is asking Kings Wharf residents, as well as anyone who worked or visited any residences or businesses at this location from March 10 to March 27, to get tested for COVID-19, whether you have symptoms or not.

    This brings the total number of cases of the UK variant in Nova Scotia to 14 and the South African variant remains at 10.

    As of today, Nova Scotia has 25 active cases of COVID-19.
     
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  19. C. Mike Hunt

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    2/2585 = 0.077% positive rate

    2 recoveries in the past 24 hours
     
  20. C. Mike Hunt

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    And because a friend and I went to Cafe Marco Polo yesterday afternoon, I've got yet another date with a Q-Tip.
     
  21. HairyAss

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    At least you know you had exposure! Flying blind here in WA.
     
  22. dpwu32

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    On the list for next vaccine clinic at my local pharmacy. Sounds like possibly just after Easter weekend.

    In related news, I've now had 26 covid tests. Perfect 26/0 record.

    Brother in law got the first shot of the AZ vaccine on Saturday morning. By Saturday evening, he was a mess. High fever, no energy, chills, sweats, etc. Sunday was a write off for him.

    Sister in law got the first shot of the Pfizer yesterday. Sore arm, nothing else.
     
  23. C. Mike Hunt

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    Today's press release

    No new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 29.

    Three new UK variant cases have been identified in the province, none of which are connected to Kings Wharf. Two are in Central Zone and are related to international travel. One case is considered resolved, the other is still self-isolating. The other is in Eastern Zone and is related to travel within Canada. The case is considered resolved.

    At this time, there is no sign of community spread from the variant cases.

    This brings the total number of cases of the UK variant in Nova Scotia to 17 and the South African variant remains at 10.

    "Nova Scotian’s vigilance is paying off as we continue to see few or no new cases being reported daily," said Premier Iain Rankin. "However, as we’ve seen elsewhere, complacency can quickly open the door for the resurgence of COVID-19.”

    As of today, Nova Scotia has 24 active cases of COVID-19.

    Nova Scotia Health Authority's labs completed 2,003 Nova Scotia tests on March 28.

    As of March 28, 89,194 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. Of those, 24,344 Nova Scotians have received their second dose.
     
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    1 recovery in the last 24 hours.

    6046 doses of vaccine administered since last update.
     
  25. chainsaw

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    Lol I love how they throw in the none connected to Kings Wharf. Isn’t the turn around time at the national lab like 2 weeks or so. Kind of hard to be connected to King’s Wharf when the exposure notice was a day or two ago
     
  26. C. Mike Hunt

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    Potential exposure to COVID-19 at three locations in Central Zone and two locations in Northern Zone

    Monday, March 29, 2021 - 08:15PM

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

    Anyone who worked at 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 or not 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.

    • Chapters Dartmouth (41 Micmac Blvd, Dartmouth) on March 21 between 1:40 p.m. and 2:55 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, April 4.
    • Walmart Dartmouth Crossing (90 Lamont Terrace, Dartmouth) on March 21 between 2:15 p.m. and 3:45 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, April 4.
    • Dollarama Bedford Commons Plaza (85 Damascus Rd, Bedford) on March 21 between 3:25 p.m. and 4:35 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, April 4.
    • Superstore Elmsdale (295 NS-214 Elmsdale) on March 27 between 6 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, April 10.
    • Pizza Delight Elmsdale Plaza (269 NS-214 Elmsdale) on March 27 between 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, April 10.
     
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    I was worried about what I was going to get but I found out we are only getting Pfizer here in this area so that makes me feel better.
    While I don't like JT, I have never been anti vaccine that is just stupid.
     
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    Today's press release

    Three new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 30.

    One case is in Central Zone and is a close contact of a previously reported case. Another case is in Northern Zone and is currently under investigation. The other case is in Eastern Zone and is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The person is self-isolating, as required.

    As of today, Nova Scotia has 24 active cases of COVID-19.

    Nova Scotia Health Authority's labs completed 2,572 Nova Scotia tests on March 29.

    As of March 29, 94,373 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. Of those, 25,102 Nova Scotians have received their second dose.
     
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    3/2572 = 0.117% positive rate

    3 recoveries in the past 24 hours

    5179 doses of vaccine given.
     
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    Today's press release

    Two new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, March 31.

    One case is in Central Zone and the other case is in Western Zone. Both cases are related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The people are self-isolating, as required.

    Unrelated to the cases announced today, one new UK variant case has been identified in Central Zone. The case is related to international travel.

    At this time, there is no sign of community spread from the variant case.

    This brings the total number of cases of the UK variant in Nova Scotia to 18. The number of South African variant cases remains at 10.

    As of today, Nova Scotia has 23 active cases of COVID-19.

    Nova Scotia Health Authority's labs completed 4,446 Nova Scotia tests on March 30.

    As of March 30, 100,832 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. Of those, 26,599 Nova Scotians have received their second dose.
     
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    2/4446 = 0.045% positive rate.

    3 recoveries in the past 24 hours.

    6459 doses of vaccines given.
     
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    My grandparents in their late eighties got vaccinated this morning :cool:
     
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    Today's press release

    Three new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, April 1.

    Two cases are in Central Zone. One is related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The person is self-isolating, as required. The other is a close contact of a previously reported case.

    There is also a case in Western Zone related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. The person is self-isolating, as required.

    As of today, Nova Scotia has 24 active cases of COVID-19.

    Nova Scotia Health Authority's labs completed 4,240 Nova Scotia tests on March 31.

    As of March 31, 106,623 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. Of those, 28,552 Nova Scotians have received their second dose.

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    3/4240 = 0.070% positive rate.

    2 recoveries in the past 24 hours.

    5791 doses of vaccine given.
     
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    Vaccine Appointments for People 70 and Older

    Health and Wellness / COVID - 19

    April 1, 2021 - 12:54 PM

    Anyone 70 and older can now book their COVID-19 vaccine appointment.

    Starting today, April 1, people can book appointments at community clinics and participating pharmacies across the province. They are offering Moderna or Pfizer vaccine for this age range. The complete list of clinics can be found on the booking site.

    Starting Tuesday, April 6, people who are 55 to 64 will be able to book appointments to receive AstraZeneca vaccine at participating physician and pharmacy clinics. This is within the age range recommended by the National Advisory Committee on Immunization. The complete list of clinics will be posted on the booking site on April 6.
     
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    Today's press release

    Nine new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, April 2.

    Five cases are in Western Zone and four cases are in Central Zone. Five of the nine are a group of international travellers. The remaining are domestic travellers from outside Atlantic Canada. They are all self-isolating, as required.

    As of today, Nova Scotia has 31 active cases of COVID-19.

    There were 1,364 tests administered between March 26 and April 1 at the rapid-testing pop-up sites in Halifax and Dartmouth.

    Nova Scotia Health Authority's labs completed 3,122 Nova Scotia tests on April 1.

    As of April 1, 111,403 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. Of those, 29,530 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, April 4, and extend to noon, Sunday, April 18, unless government terminates or extends it.
     
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