Another COVID death, 15 hospital admissions and 616 cases
Nova Scotia is reporting 15 new hospital admissions and 16 discharges.
The province is also reporting one death related to COVID-19.
A man in his 80s in Central Zone has died.
The vaccination status of those in hospital is:
6 (10.3 per cent) people have had a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine
34 (58.6 per cent) are fully vaccinated (two doses)
3 (5.2 per cent) are partially vaccinated
15 (25.9 per cent) are unvaccinated.
The NSHA is reporting a new outbreak in a ward at the Northside General Hospital in North Sydney. Fewer than five patients have tested positive.
NSHA is also reporting additional cases related to the outbreaks in five hospitals:
three additional patients in a ward at the Abbie J. Lane Memorial Building of the QEII Health Sciences Centre; fewer than 10 patients have tested positive
two additional patients in a separate ward at Northside General Hospital; a total of 10 patients have now tested positive
one additional patient in a separate ward at Northside General Hospital; fewer than five patients have tested positive
one additional patient in a ward at the Victoria General site of the QEII Health Sciences Centre; fewer than 10 patients have tested positive
one additional patient in a ward at New Waterford Consolidated Hospital; a total of 14 patients have now tested positive.
Nova Scotia Health Authority labs completed 3,807 tests.
An additional 616 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 are being reported.
There are 332 cases in Central Zone, 103 cases in Eastern Zone, 69 cases in Northern Zone and 112 cases in the Western Zone.
The premier and Dr. Strang will hold a press conference Wednesday at 3 p.m.