Two new cases of COVID-19 reported In N.S. Friday


Two new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Nova Scotia on Friday.

Public Health says both are in the Central Zone and include a close contact of a previous case and a travel related case that is connected to the Royal Canadian Navy frigate H-M-C-S Halifax.

Nova Scotia has 12 active cases of COVID-19 with no hospitalizations.

Friday's report of "breakthrough" COVID-19 cases indicates 27 people with both doses of COVID-19 vaccine tested positive from March 15th to July 21st this year and 233 people tested positive after receiving one dose.

In the same period, 254 people were hospitalized with COVID-19, including two who had received both doses and 28 who were partially vaccinated.

Public Health says one person who was fully vaccinated and three people who were partially vaccinated died as a result of COVID-19.

Nova Scotia is renewing the state of emergency, which will now expire at 12:00 p.m. on Sunday August 8th, unless it is terminated or extended.