N.S. reports no new COVID-19 cases; 2 more cases resolved
A laboratory technical assistant at LifeLabs, handles a specimen to be tested for COVID-19 after scanning its barcode upon receipt at the company's lab, in Surrey, B.C., on March 26, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
HALIFAX -- Nova Scotia is reporting no new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, and two of the four active cases in the province are now considered resolved.
The QEII Health Sciences Centre's microbiology lab completed 215 COVID-19 tests on Sunday, and continues to operate 24-hours a day.
Nova Scotia has 64,412 negative test results of the virus, 1,071 positive COVID-19 cases, and 64 deaths. One-thousand-and-five cases are now considered resolved.
The cases in the province range from under 10 to over 90-years-old.
Nobody is currently in hospital being treated for the disease.
The province is reminding any one feeling the following symptoms, to visit 811's online assessment on their website, to determine if you should call 811 for further assessment:
- fever (i.e. chills, sweats)
- cough or worsening of a previous cough
- sore throat
- shortness of breath
- muscle aches
- nasal congestion/runny nose
- hoarse voice
- unusual fatigue
- loss of sense of smell or taste
- red, purple or blueish lesions on the feet, toes or fingers without clear cause
SELF-ISOLATION FOR TRAVELLERS
Anyone who has travelled outside of Atlantic Canada is still required to self-isolate for 14 days upon return.
The government of Nova Scotia also reminds every one of the importance of adhering to the public health order and directives, like practicing good hand washing, maintaining physical distance when and where required, and wearing a non-medical mask in required areas, and wherever else you feel comfortable.