24 new cases of COVID-19, 32 recoveries reported in N.S. on Wednesday

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Public Health reported 24 new cases of COVID-19 and 32 recoveries in Nova Scotia on Wednesday.

Twenty-three of the cases are in the Central Zone, and the other case is in the Western Zone.

Nova Scotia has 187 active cases of COVID-19, with 16 people in hospital, including two in ICU.

As of Wednesday, 81.9% of Nova Scotians have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and 76.4% are fully vaccinated.


Possible COVID-19 exposure sites released Wednesday

COVID PRECAUTION NOTIFICATION (there has been a potential exposure of minimal risk to the public) 

If you were present at any of the following locations or on the following transit routes on the named dates and times for at least 15 minutes, you are required to follow the instructions in this table for a COVID-19 Precaution Notification based on your vaccination status. 

  • Five Guys (212 Chain Lake Drive, Halifax) on October 6 between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, October 20.
  • Mosaic Church (28 Willet Street, Halifax) on October 10 between 10:15 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, October 24.
  • Kings Transit Route #001 (Grand Pre to Greenwood) on October 12 between 7:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, October 26.