N.S reported a new COVID-19 case on Thursday, bringing the tally of active cases in the region to 50.
The case is in the central health zone and is under investigation.
No one is currently hospitalized with COVID-19.
Labs in Nova Scotia processed 3,739 COVID-19 tests on Wednesday.
As of Thursday’s update, 77.6% of N.S residents had received at least one dose, and 70.2 had received both doses.
Community transmission in Moncton
Public Health in N.B confirmed Thursday that 14 recent cases in that region are the result of community transmission.
13 of those cases are in the Moncton area. The other is in the Fredericton area.
Dr. Cristin Muecke, the deputy chief medical officer of health in N.B. said Public Health hasn’t been able to determine where those persons got infected.
She urged persons to wear a mask in indoor public areas, though the province has already lifted its mask mandate.
Atlantic Canada case numbers
- N.B reported 8 new COVID-19 cases Thursday. The region has 157 active cases.
- N.L reported 2 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday. The province has 13 active cases in total. It has said it will no longer offer updated numbers on Tuesdays or Thursdays.
- P.E.I confirmed no new cases on Thursday. There are 6 active cases in the region.