Provincial Updates/Webcasts

Live Update - Nova Scotia Government, May 6, 2020

Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia's chief medical officer of health, will provide an update on COVID-19, today, May 6, at 2 p.m., including seven new cases. You can also watch on YouTube at https://youtu.be/AhIskNvlo6w

Live Update - Nova Scotia Government, May 5, 2020

Premier McNeil and Dr. Strang will provide a #COVID19NS update at 3 p.m. including information on three more deaths and six new cases of #COVID19. Watch on Facebook Live, YouTube (NSGov) or at https://novascotia.ca/stayinformed/webcast.

Nova Scotia is reporting three additional deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the total to 41. The deaths occurred at the Northwood long-term care home in Halifax.

Nova Scotia has 991 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Six new cases were identified yesterday, when the lab completed 454 Nova Scotia.

As of May 4, there were 11 licensed long-term care homes and unlicensed seniors' facilities in Nova Scotia with cases of COVID-19, involving 245 residents and 113 staff.

Premier Stephen McNeil: “We are working hard with the Northwood team and our partners have rallied around the home and its residents and staff. We will keep supporting them until this horrible disease is defeated.”

Nova Scotia has 30,984 negative test results, 991 positives, 41 deaths and 652 individuals have recovered from COVID-19. Six people are currently in hospital, two in ICU. Data is updated daily at https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/data.

Live Update - Nova Scotia Government, May 1, 2020

Premier McNeil and Dr. Strang, Nova Scotia's chief medical officer of health will provide a #COVID19NS update today at 3 p.m., including information on one death and 12 new cases. Watch on Facebook Live, YouTube or at https://novascotia.ca/stayinformed/webcast.

Premier McNeil and Dr. Strang will announce the easing of some public health restrictions around outdoor and recreational activities.

Live Update - Nova Scotia Government, April 29, 2020

Premier McNeil and Dr. Strang will provide a #COVID19NS update at 3 p.m. Watch on Facebook Live, YouTube (NSGov) or at https://novascotia.ca/stayinformed/webcast.

Nova Scotia is reporting another death related to COVID-19, for a total of 28. The death was at the Northwood long-term care home in HRM.

NS has 935 confirmed cases of COVID-19. 20 new cases were identified Tuesday. The QEII microbiology lab completed 905 NS tests.

As of April 28, there were 10 licensed long-term care homes and unlicensed seniors' facilities in NS with cases of COVID-19, involving 227 residents and 97 staff.

NS has 27,486 negative test results, 935 positive COVID-19 test results and 28 deaths. 11 people are in hospital, three in ICU. 529 have recovered. https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/data .

Live Update - Nova Scotia Government, April 28, 2020

Premier McNeil and Dr. Strang provide a #COVID19NS update. Nova Scotia is reporting three deaths related to #COVID19, bringing the total to 27. The deaths occurred at the Northwood long-term care home in Halifax. Fifteen new cases of COVID-19 were identified yesterday. You can also watch the briefing on YouTube at:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwLZ9YtgHtLCpATUVFKVf72xyF103eHaE

Live Update - Nova Scotia Government, April 24, 2020

Premier McNeil and Dr. Strang will provide a #COVID19NS update at 3 p.m. including information on 23 new cases. Watch on Facebook Live, YouTube (NSGov) or at https://novascotia.ca/stayinformed/webcast

Nova Scotia has confirmed 850 cases of #COVID19. The lab completed 888 Nova Scotia tests yesterday. Nova Scotia has conducted more COVID-19 tests per capita than any other province.

As of April 23, there were 10 licensed long-term care homes and unlicensed seniors’ facilities in Nova Scotia with cases of #COVID19, involving 189 residents and 82 staff.

Nova Scotia has 24,521 negative test results, 850 positives and 16 deaths. Eleven people are in hospital, three in ICU and 392 Nova Scotians have recovered from #COVID19. Data is updated daily at https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/data.