349 new COVID-19 cases
Today, February 6, Nova Scotia is reporting 95 people in hospital who were admitted due to COVID-19 and are receiving specialized care in a COVID-19 designated unit.
Thirteen people are in ICU.
The age range of those in hospital is 4-95 years old, and the average age is 65.
Of the 95 people in hospital, 87 were admitted during the Omicron wave.
There are also two other groups of people in hospital related to COVID-19:
135 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
139 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 5, Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) labs completed 2,038 tests.
An additional 349 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 are being reported.
There are 142 cases in Central Zone, 90 cases in Eastern Zone, 40 cases in Northern Zone and 77 cases in Western Zone.