309 new COVID-19 cases
Today, February 12, Nova Scotia is reporting 79 people in hospital who were admitted due to COVID-19 and are receiving specialized care in a COVID-19 designated unit.
There are 14 people are in ICU.
The age range of those in hospital is 9-93 years old, and the median age is 65.
Of the 79 people in hospital, 73 were admitted during the Omicron wave.
There are also two other groups of people in hospital related to COVID-19:
133 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
147 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 4, Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) labs completed 2,222 tests.
An additional 309 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 are being reported.
There are 122 cases in Central Zone, 86 cases in Western Zone, 51 cases in Eastern Zone, and 50 cases in Northern Zone.