Following the announcement Thursday of Nova Scotia’s 70 new Covid-19 cases, Premier Ian Rankin and Nova Scotia’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Robert Strong are set to deliver the update.
So far, there are 548 active cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia. Fourteen people are in the hospital, including four in the ICU.
Of the new cases, 59 are in the central zone, nine in the eastern zone and two in the northern zone.
That number has dropped from 75 cases reported on Wednesday, to a total of 96 cases registered on Tuesday.
More details will be shared at the COVID-19 conference, which is scheduled to take place at 3 p.m.
The event will be broadcast live here.
The province said the total number of tests and trials completed on April 28 was not available in the laboratories of the Nova Scotia Health Authority due to technical issues.
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As of April 28, 304,187 doses of Govit-19 vaccine have been administered. Of them, 35,994 Nova Scots received their second dose.
Since Oct. 1, there have been 1,271 positive COVID-19 cases and two deaths. There are 721 cases resolved.
At a news conference on Wednesday, Premier Ian Rankin said the Astrogenega-Oxford vaccine would soon be available to Nova Scotians aged 40 to 54.
He said appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine would be “open in the coming days” to that partner. We hope to have it by Friday. ”
With files by Alex Cook
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