Nova Scotia is reporting seven new COVID-19 cases and two new recoveries on Thursday.
5 of the cases are in the central health zone and are related to travel. Of those 5 cases, 3 are from earlier 2021 and are no longer active, stated the Health Department. Those three cases were identified during an audit of data.
The sixth individual is in the eastern zone and is also travel-related. The seventh person is in the western zone and is a close contact of a former case.
One individual is hospitalized and in ICU.
There are now 24 known active cases in N.S.
Provincial Health’s labs made 3,888 tests on Wednesday.
As of Wednesday, 76.6% of Nova Scotians have received at least a dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, whereas 67.1% have two doses.
N.S Health is offering new drop-in testing sites across three health zones this weekend.