January 27, 2022

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January 19, 2022

January 18, 2022

  • COVID-19 Update: 13 New Hospital Admissions, Eight Discharges, One Death – As of January 18, Nova Scotia is reporting 13 new hospital admissions and eight discharges. Nova Scotia is also reporting one death related to COVID-19. A woman in her 80s in Eastern Zone has died. On January 17, Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) labs completed 3,465 tests. An additional 415 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 are being reported. The NSHA is reporting two new outbreaks in hospitals, at Yarmouth Regional Hospital and Sutherland Harris Memorial Hospital in Pictou. Read more.

January 17, 2022

January 16, 2022

  • COVID-19 Update: 68 People in Hospital – As of January 16, Nova Scotia is reporting 68 people in hospital who were admitted due to COVID-19 and are receiving specialized care in a COVID-19 designated unit. An additional 696 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 are being reported. There are 447 cases in Central Zone, 108 cases in Eastern Zone, 105 cases in Western Zone and 36 cases in Northern Zone. Read more.

January 15, 2022

  • COVID-19 Update: 58 People in Hospital – As of January 15, Nova Scotia is reporting 58 people in hospital who were admitted due to COVID-19 and are receiving specialized care in a COVID-19 designated unit. On January 14, Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) labs completed 4,124 tests. An additional 627 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 are being reported. There are 339 cases in Central Zone, 113 cases in Eastern Zone, 93 cases in Western Zone and 82 cases in Northern Zone. Read more.

January 14, 2022

  • COVID-19 Update: Six New Hospital Admissions, Six Discharges – As of January 14, Nova Scotia is reporting six new hospital admissions and six discharges. There are 57 people in hospital who were admitted due to COVID-19 and are receiving specialized care in a COVID-19 designated unit. An additional 891 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 are being reported. As of today, there are an estimated 6,648 active cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia. Read more.

January 13, 2022

  • COVID-19 Update: Five New Hospital Admissions, Five Discharges – As of January 13, Nova Scotia is reporting five new hospital admissions and five discharges. There are 59 people in hospital who were admitted due to COVID-19 and are receiving specialized care in a COVID-19 designated unit. On January 12, Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) labs completed 4,436 tests. An additional 542 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 are being reported. Read more.

January 12, 2022

January 11, 2022

  • COVID 19 Update: 15 New Hospital Admissions, 16 Discharges, One Death – As of January 11, Nova Scotia is reporting 15 new hospital admissions and 16 discharges. Nova Scotia is also reporting one death related to COVID-19. A man in his 80s in Central Zone has died. There are 58 people in hospital with four in ICU. Their ages range from 39 to 100 years old, and the average age is 67. Of the 58 in hospital, 56 were admitted during the Omicron wave. Read more. 

January 10, 2022

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January 6, 2022 

  •  COVID-19 Update: 745 New Cases of COVID-19, Hospital Outbreaks – As of January 6, Nova Scotia is reporting 745 new cases of COVID-19. There are 459 cases in Central Zone, 128 cases in Eastern Zone, 95 cases in Western Zone and 63 cases in Northern Zone. There are 48 people in hospital with nine in ICU. Their ages range from 26 to 94 years old, and the average age is 68. Of the 48 in hospital, 44 were admitted during the Omicron wave.  Read more.

January 5, 2022 

  • COVID-19 Update: Restrictions Extended, Changes for Self-Isolation, Close Contacts – Nova Scotia will extend current COVID-19 restrictions until the end of January and make changes to self-isolation requirements. Restrictions that took effect on December 22 were set to expire on January 12 but will now continue until January 31. No new restrictions have been added. The changes in self-isolation requirements are based on the latest evidence that shows a person with the Omicron variant is most infectious in the couple of days before and after symptoms develop, and the virus transmits more quickly between cases and their susceptible contacts. Read more.
  • COVID-19 Update: 842 New Cases of COVID-19, Hospital Outbreaks, Long-Term Care Outbreaks – As of January 5, Nova Scotia is reporting 842 new cases of COVID-19. There are 498 cases in Central Zone, 141 cases in Eastern Zone, 121 cases in Western Zone and 82 cases in Northern Zone. There are 45 people in hospital with eight in ICU. Their ages range from 26 to 98 years old, and the average age is 70. Of the 45 in hospital, 40 were admitted during the Omicron wave. Read more.
  • Immunization Update: Booster Clinics Rolling Out Across Province – Clinics are opening across the province this month to give Nova Scotians booster doses of COVID-19 vaccine. Read more.

January 4, 2022 

  • COVID Update: 1,020 New Cases of COVID-19, Hospital Outbreaks – As of January 4, Nova Scotia is reporting 1,020 new cases of COVID-19. There are 544 cases in Central Zone, 182 cases in Eastern Zone, 141 cases in Northern Zone and 153 cases in Western Zone. There are 40 people in hospital with five in ICU. Their ages range from 26 to 98 years old, and the average age is 70. Read more. 

January 3, 2022 

  • COVID-19 Update: 1,020 New Cases of COVID-19 – As of January 3, Nova Scotia is reporting 1,020 new cases of COVID-19. There were 664 cases in Central Zone, 120 cases in Eastern Zone, 104 cases in Northern Zone and 132 cases in Western Zone. The NSHA lab completed 6,303 tests. There are 36 people in hospital with four in ICU. Since the Omicron variant was first identified in Nova Scotia, 31 people have been admitted to hospital with COVID-19. The remaining five cases were in hospital before Omicron arrived. Read more. 
  • Immunization Update: Nova Scotia Expands Eligible Age for COVID-19 Boosters – The Province has expanded eligibility for COVID-19 booster doses to include anyone 30 years of age and older. Read more.

January 2, 2022 

  • COVID-19 Update: 1,893 New Cases of COVID-19 – As of January 2, Nova Scotia is reporting 1,893 new cases of COVID-19 since the last update on December 31 – 709 new cases reported Saturday, January 1, and 1,184 today. On January 1, there were 453 cases in Central Zone, 126 cases in Eastern Zone, 67 cases in Northern Zone and 63 cases in Western Zone. Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) labs completed 5,789 tests. On January 2, there were 835 cases in Central Zone, 118 cases in Eastern Zone, 104 cases in Northern Zone and 127 cases in Western Zone. NSHA labs completed 5,763 tests. Read more.