Nova Scotia Health’s COVID-19 Vaccine Outreach will be offering drop-in clinics in Oxford, Scotsburn and Tatamagouhe next week to help support vaccine accessibility for residents and nearby community members.
On May 12, 2021, an outbreak of COVID-19 was declared after a second inpatient in a non-COVID unit at the QEII Health Sciences Centre's Halifax Infirmary site tested positive for COVID-19. Subsequent testing found that 19 other patients on the same unit were also positive for COVID-19. The last positive result was recorded May 25. The outbreak was declared over on June 22 when two incubation periods had passed with no new cases.
Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposures to COVID-19 at locations in Central Zone and on three flights, as well as issuing corrections to the exposure notification on October 4 regarding one address and three dates of listed precautionary exposure locations in Western Zone.