New case of COVID-19 identified in N.S., active cases up to four


Nova Scotia now has four cases of COVID-19 after another new case was identified in the province on Sunday.

Government says the new case is an individual who traveled outside of Canada and is not a Nova Scotia resident, but was passing through from the United States to Prince Edward Island.

The individual is being quarantined under federal authority in Nova Scotia as they are still within the 14-day isolation period required by the federal Quarantine Act.

To date, the province has 55,113 negative test results, 1065 positive COVID-19 cases and 63 deaths.

The QEII Health Sciences Centre's microbiology lab completed 178 Nova Scotia tests on Sunday.

Two people, whose COVID-19 infections are considered resolved, are being treated in hospital

There are no licensed long-term care homes in Nova Scotia with active cases of COVID-19.