Nova Scotia reports two new cases of the coronavirus on Monday, for the third day in a row, bringing the total number of active cases to 38.
One of the new cases is located in the central zone, and the other in the western zone. Both cases are close contacts of previously reported cases.
Since Oct. 1, the beginning of the second wave, Nova Scotia has completed 99,599 tests and confirmed 358 positive COVID-19 cases.
Nova Scotia heath officials are expected to provide a provincial update on the pandemic. Premier Stephen McNeil will be joined by chief medical officer of health Dr. Robert Strang at 3 p.m.
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The briefing will be livestreamed on the Global News Halifax website.
On Monday, new restrictions to prevent any possible surge of COVID-19 over the holiday period took effect in the province.
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In-person dining at Halifax restaurants will remain closed, while in the rest of the province, licensed establishments will have to stop service by 10 p.m. and close by 11 p.m.
Since the start of the pandemic, Nova Scotia has confirmed 1,445 cases of COVID-19, of which 1,339 are considered resolved.
The province has completed 221,416 tests to date.
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