Provincial Updates/Webcasts

Live Update - Nova Scotia Government, April 21, 2020

Premier McNeil and Dr. Strang will provide a #COVID19NS update at 3:00 p.m., including information on one death and 16 new cases. Watch on Facebook, YouTube (NSGov) or at https://novascotia.ca/stayinformed/webcast .

Nova Scotia is reporting another death related to COVID-19, bringing the total to 10. The death occurred at the Northwood long-term care home in Halifax Regional Municipality.

As of today, Nova Scotia has confirmed 737 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Sixteen new cases were identified Monday, April 20, when the lab completed 516 tests.

As of April 20, there were 10 licensed long-term care homes and unlicensed seniors’ facilities in Nova Scotia with cases of COVID-19, involving 128 residents and 62 staff.

Premier McNeil: “This is a deeply sad day for the family and loved ones of this individual, as well as everyone at Northwood. Nova Scotians offer their heartfelt condolences to them.”

Nova Scotia has 22,190 negative test results, 737 positives and 10 deaths. Eleven people are currently in hospital, three in ICU and 286 have recovered from COVID-19. For up-to-date data, visit: https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/data .

Live Update - Nova Scotia Government, April 17, 2020

Nova Scotia has recorded its fourth COVID-19 related death. Today a woman in her 80s in Cape Breton died of complications related to COVID-19.

Premier McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia's chief medical officer of health will provide an update today, April 17, at 3 p.m. on our YouTube channel at https://youtu.be/BZ-k3avfF1A

As of today, April 17, Nova Scotia has 606 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Twenty-seven new cases were identified Thursday, April 16.

Live Update - Nova Scotia Government, April 19, 2020

Premier McNeil and Dr. Strang will provide a #COVID19NS update today at 3 p.m., including information on two more deaths and 26 new cases. Watch on Facebook Live, YouTube (NSGov) or at https://novascotia.ca/stayinformed/webcast

Nova Scotia is reporting two more deaths related to #COVID19, bringing the total to nine. The deaths occurred at the Northwood long-term care home in Halifax Regional Municipality.

As of today, Nova Scotia has 675 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Twenty-six new cases were identified Saturday, April 18. The lab completed 856 tests yesterday.

As of April 18, there were eight licensed long-term care homes in Nova Scotia with cases of COVID-19, involving 93 residents and 54 staff.

Nova Scotia has 21,120 negative test results, 675 positives and nine deaths. Eleven individuals are currently in hospital, four of those in ICU. Two hundred individuals have now recovered. Stay up-to-date at https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/data

Live Update - Nova Scotia Government, April 16, 2020

Premier McNeil and Dr. Strang will provide a #COVID19NS update today at 3 p.m., including info on 30 new cases. Watch on Facebook Live, YouTube (NSGov) or at https://novascotia.ca/stayinformed/webcast

Nova Scotia has 579 confirmed cases of #COVID19. The lab completed 1,065 Nova Scotia tests yesterday and is operating 24-hours.

As of April 15, there were seven licensed long-term care homes in Nova Scotia with cases of #COVID19; 42 residents and 23 staff.

Nova Scotia has 18,453 negative test results, 579 positive, three deaths and 176 have recovered. Eleven individuals are currently in hospital, four of those in ICU. #COVID19NS numbers are updated daily at: https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/data

Live Update - Nova Scotia Government, April 15, 2020

Premier McNeil and Dr. Strang will provide a #COVID19NS update at 3 p.m., including information on 32 new cases. Watch on Facebook Live, YouTube (NSGov) or at on https://novascotia.ca/stayinformed/webcast

Nova Scotia has 549 confirmed cases of #COVID19. The microbiology lab completed 885 Nova Scotia tests yesterday and is operating 24-hours.

Nova Scotia has 17,419 negative test results, 549 positives, three deaths and 137 Nova Scotians have recovered. Nine are currently in hospital, four in ICU. Data is updated daily at https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/data

Live Update - Nova Scotia Government, April 14, 2020

Premier McNeil and Dr. Strang will provide a #COVID19NS update today 3 p.m., including information on 43 new cases. Watch on Facebook Live, YouTube (NSGov) or at on https://novascotia.ca/stayinformed/webcast

The QEII Health Sciences Centre’s microbiology lab completed 1,476 Nova Scotia tests yesterday and is operating 24-hours. Nova Scotia now has 517 confirmed cases of #COVID19.

Nova Scotia has 16,755 negative test results, 517 positive COVID-19 test results, three deaths, and 124 have recovered. Ten are currently in hospital, four in ICU. A map and data are updated daily at: https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/data

Nova Scotians must strictly adhere to the public health orders - practise good hygiene, maintain a physical distance of two metres, limit essential gatherings to no more than five and stay at home as much as possible. Learn more at https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/staying-healthy