Today's press release Today, June 1, Nova Scotia is reporting 12 new cases of COVID-19 and 91 recoveries. There are eight new cases in Central Zone. Six of the cases are close contacts of previously reported cases and two cases are under investigation. Three cases are in Eastern Zone. Two of the cases are close contacts of previously reported cases and the other case is under investigation. One case is in Northern Zone and is a close contact of a previously reported case. There is limited community spread in Central Zone. Eastern, Northern and Western Zones continue to be closely monitored for community spread. As of today, Nova Scotia has 369 active cases of COVID-19. There are 38 people in hospital, including 15 in ICU. The median age of people hospitalized in the third wave is 53 for non-ICU, and 55.5 for people in ICU. On May 31, Nova Scotia Health Authority's labs completed 3,576 tests. As of May 31, 588,991 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. Of those, 43,561 Nova Scotians have received their second dose.