Six New Cases of COVID-19, Three Recoveries
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News releases from the Government of Nova Scotia
Today, Aug. 3, Nova Scotia is reporting six new cases of COVID-19 and three recoveries since the last update on July 30.

Three of the cases are in Central Zone. One is related to travel, one is a close contact of a previously reported case and one is under investigation.

Two cases are in Western Zone, and both are related to travel.

One case is in Northern Zone and is related to travel.

As of today, Nova Scotia has 12 active cases of COVID-19. Of those, one person is in a hospital COVID-19 unit.

Nova Scotia Health Authority's labs completed 2,309 tests on July 30; 2,407 tests on July 31; 1,987 tests on Aug. 1; and 1,607 tests on Aug. 2.

As of Aug. 2, 1,360,660 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered. Of those, 620,557 Nova Scotians have received their second dose.

Since April 1, there have been 4,151 positive COVID-19 cases and 27 deaths. Cases range in age from under 10 to over 90. There are 4,112 resolved cases. Cumulative cases may change as data is updated in Panorama.

Testing advice:

Nova Scotians with or without symptoms can book a test at for primary assessment centres across the province. Those with no symptoms are encouraged to use one of the primary assessment centres with drop-in testing, pop-up sites, or public health mobile units if they want to be tested.

More information on testing can be found at

Anyone with COVID-19 symptoms is advised…
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