8 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Nova Scotia on Thursday | CBC News

8 new cases of COVID-19 reported in Nova Scotia on Thursday | CBC News
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Eight new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Nova Scotia on Thursday — the largest single-day jump since Jan. 13 — bringing the total number of active cases in the province to 27.

In a news release, the provincial Health Department said seven cases are in the central zone. Four are close contacts of previously reported cases and three are under investigation.

One case is in the eastern zone and is related to travel outside Atlantic Canada.

Nova Scotia Health’s labs completed 2,969 tests Wednesday  — the most done in a day since early December.

“You can see from today’s numbers that the cases are ticking up. And so, let me remind all Nova Scotians of the importance of testing,” said Premier Iain Rankin in a news release, encouraging everyone to get tested regardless…



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