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Oct. 21 update: No new COVID-19 cases reported in Nova Scotia

Undated electron microscope image of the COVID-19 virus. from U.S. National Institutes of Health.
The COVID-19 virus is seen in a microscopic image. - Postmedia News

Nova Scotia reported no new COVID cases after 766 tests were done Tuesday.

There are five active cases in the province.

To date, Nova Scotia has 106,213 negative test results, 1,097 positives, 1,027 resolved cases and 65 deaths, the Health Department said in a news release Wednesday. 

Anyone who is experiencing or has experienced within the last 48 hours one of the following symptoms should visit https://covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca  for a self-assessment:

  • new or worsening cough
  • fever (i.e. chills or sweats)

People should also visit the website if they are experiencing two or more of the following symptoms (new or worsening):

  • sore throat
  • runny nose or nasal congestion
  • headache
  • shortness of breath

People can also call 811 if they can't access the website or if they wish to speak to a nurse. Anyone experiencing symptoms should self-isolate until they receive advice from Public Health on what to do next.

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