243 new COVID-19 cases
Today, February 13, Nova Scotia is reporting 76 people in hospital who were admitted due to COVID-19 and are receiving specialized care in a COVID-19 designated unit.
There are 13 people in ICU.
The age range of those in hospital is 9-93 years old, and the median age is 66.
Of the 76 people in hospital, 71 were admitted during the Omicron wave.
There are also two other groups of people in hospital related to COVID-19:
132 people who were identified as positive upon arrival at hospital but were admitted for another medical reason, or were admitted for COVID-19 but no longer require specialized care
148 people who contracted COVID-19 after being admitted to hospital.
The number of COVID-19 admissions and discharges to hospital is not available today.
On February 12, Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) labs completed 1,792 tests.
An additional 243 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 are being reported.
There are 96 cases in Central Zone, 59 cases in Eastern Zone, 47 cases in Western Zone and 41 cases in Northern Zone.