HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is reporting no new cases of COVID-19 Saturday, as the province moves closer to implementing fewer restrictions on travel within the Atlantic region.
Nova Scotia has no active cases of COVID-19 and the last time it had a new case of the illness was June 9.
To date, Nova Scotia has had 1,061 positive tests and 63 deaths.
Two people remain in hospital, although their infections are considered resolved.
Nova Scotia will join with New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador in creating an "Atlantic bubble" on July 3.
Residents of the four provinces, who have no COVID symptoms, will be able to travel within the region without having to self-isolate for 14 days after going from one province to another.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 27, 2020.
The Canadian Press