Nova Scotia reports 34 new cases of COVID-19, 12 recoveries (Sept. 24, 2021)

COVID-19 Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia is reporting 34 new cases of COVID-19 and 12 recoveries today, Sept. 24, 2021.

Thirty-two of the new cases are in Central Zone. Twelve are close contacts of previously reported cases, one is travel-related, and nineteen are under investigation.

One of the new cases is in Northern Zone. It is a close contact of a previously reported case.

One new case is in Western Zone, and is under investigation.

Nova Scotia currently has 169 active cases of COVID-19, with 14 people in hospital, including one in ICU.

Since Aug. 1, there have been 590 positive COVID-19 cases and one death. Cases range in age from under 10 to over 90. There are 420 resolved cases. Cumulative cases may change as data is updated in Panorama.

Testing advice:

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.

Anyone advised by public health that they were a close contact needs to complete a full 14-day quarantine, regardless of test results, unless they are fully vaccinated. If they are fully vaccinated at least 14 days before the exposure date, they do not need to self-isolate as long as they are not experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms. They should still get tested and should monitor for symptoms up to 14 days after the exposure date. If symptoms develop, they should get tested and self-isolate until they receive a negative test result.

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