The province of Nova Scotia has reported two new cases of COVID-19 yesterday and one new variant case. The new variant case is not connected to the two cases mentioned before. It is the same as the variant first found in the U.K.
Now, the province of Nova Scotia has 23 known active COVID-19 cases. Of those two new cases, one was reported in the central health zone and the other is in the western health zone. Both of these cases are related to travel outside the region, and currently, both patients are in isolation.
The new variant case is related to international travel, and it’s being reported in the central zone. For now, it seems that the new variant hasn’t spread.
Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, is cautious, stating that people need to be careful during the religious observances that will are scheduled for the next few weeks.
“As we approach a holiday weekend, I want to remind Nova Scotians of the importance of celebrating safely. Do your part by following the gathering limits, keeping a consistent social group, staying home if you are feeling unwell, washing your hands, and self-isolating if required.”
The appointments are still available at the local vaccine clinic for those who are 75 and older. The clinics will offer the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine.