COVID-19 Press Releases
Forty-three New Cases of COVID-19
- Created: Tuesday, 14 April 2020 20:30
As of today, April 14, Nova Scotia has 517 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Forty-three new cases were identified Monday, April 13.
The QEII Health Sciences Centre’s microbiology lab completed 1,476 Nova Scotia tests on Monday, April 13 and is operating 24-hours.
While most cases in Nova Scotia have been connected to travel or a known case, there is now community spread. That is why travel has been removed as a requirement for testing for COVID-19.
The list of symptoms being screened for has recently expanded. If you have two or more of the following symptoms, visit https://811.novascotia.ca/ to determine if you should call 811 for further assessment:
- new or worsening cough
- sore throat
- runny nose
To date, Nova Scotia has 16,755 negative test results, 517 positive COVID-19 test results and three deaths. Confirmed cases range in age from under 10 to over 90. Ten individuals are currently in hospital, four of those in ICU. One-hundred and twenty-four individuals have now recovered and their cases of COVID-19 are considered resolved. Cases have been identified in all parts of the province. A map and graphic presentation of the case data is available at https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/data.
Nova Scotians can find accurate, up-to-date information, handwashing posters and fact sheets at https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus.
Today's update will be livestreamed at 3 p.m. on https://novascotia.ca/stayinformed/webcast, @nsgov Facebook and YouTube channels.