The Province of Nova Scotia is reporting 11 new cases of COVID-19 today, Sunday November 22. All cases reported today are located in the Central Zone.
Nova Scotia currently has 44 active cases of COVID-19.
Six of the newly identified cases are connected to previously reported cases. Five others are currently under investigation.
These numbers do not include a potential case that was identified last night, November 21. A rapid COVID-19 screening program was set up in downtown Halifax for bar staff and patrons. Officials performed about 150 rapid tests mostly on bar staff. Ten bar patrons were tested, one was positive.
This individual also underwent a standard test as well, results are pending. They have been self-isolating since last night.
Dalhousie Students Test Positive
Dalhousie University has confirmed in a statement on their website that two students have tested positive.
“The two students who have confirmed positive for COVID-19 are self-isolating, as required, and we are appreciative of their actions to seek testing and wish them a speedy recovery. The students are studying virtually and are not associated with our residence community.”
“Where there is potential community exposure, NSPH also issues exposure notifications. NSPH has not identified any campus locations for an exposure notification at this time.”