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Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang observe a moment of silence during the COVID-19 Update for 21 April 2020.

NS COVID-19 Update for 21 April 2020

April 21, 2020 at 7:48 am

Daily brief Dr. Robert Strang on Tuesday announced Nova Scotia’s 10th COVID-19-related death — which was also the sixth at the Northwood long-term-care facility (LTCF) in Halifax, site of the province’s worst COVID-19 outbreak. He also announced 16 new cases (one of these from Northwood), a low number likely dueRead More

Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, COVID-19 Update 6 April 2020

NS COVID-19 Update for 6 April 2020

April 6, 2020 at 5:50 pm

Expanded testing Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, announced 31 new cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia, bringing the total to 293. Strang said that while 10 people altogether have been hospitalized, only nine are in hospital currently. He also, in answer to a reporter’s question,Read More

COVID-19 illustration, CDC, via Wikimedia Commons

Three Reasons To Stay Home (If You Can)

March 18, 2020 at 1:36 pm

Nova Scotia’s long-term care facilities are closed to visitors, casinos are closed, public schools are closed and as of tomorrow restaurants will be restricted to take-out only and “drinking establishments” will also close. Why? To try to stop the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndromeRead More