Nova Scotia COVID cases today, August 6, 2021: State of Emergency Renewed

Nova Scotia Covid-19 update

Nova Scotia is reporting one new case of COVID-19 and three recoveries.

The new case is in Central Zone and is travel-related.

Active cases:

As of August 6, Nova Scotia has 13 active cases of COVID-19, with one person in ICU.

State of Emergency Renewed:

The province is renewing the state of emergency to protect the health and safety of Nova Scotians and ensure safety measures and other important actions can continue. The order will take effect at noon, Sunday, Aug. 8, and extend to noon, Sunday, Aug. 22, unless government terminates or extends it.

Nova Scotians with or without symptoms can book a test at for primary assessment centres across the province. Those with no symptoms are encouraged to use one of the primary assessment centres with drop-in testing, pop-up sites, or public health mobile units if they want to be tested.

More information on testing can be found at

Anyone with COVID-19 symptoms is advised to self-isolate and book a COVID-19 test.

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