There are eight new cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia. Provincial Health and Wellness department officials say three of the cases are in Northern Zone and are close contacts of previously reported cases.
Two of the cases are in Eastern Zone and are related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. One is a student of St. FX and the other is a student at Cape Breton University. Both students live off-campus and are self-isolating as required.
Three of the cases are in Central Zone and are related to travel outside of Atlantic Canada. One is a student at Saint Mary’s University in Halifax who lives on campus.
There are 30 active cases of the virus. No one is in hospital.
Nova Scotia Health Authority’s labs completed 1,847 tests on Tuesday.