Provincial Updates/Webcasts

Live Update - Nova Scotia Government, April 13, 2020

Premier McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia's chief medical officer of health will provide an update today, April 13, at 3 p.m. on this Facebook page, https://novascotia.ca/stayinformed/webcast , and our YouTube channel.

Nova Scotia has recorded its third death related to COVID-19. A man in his 80s in Halifax Regional Municipality died of complications from COVID-19.

Premier Stephen McNeil says tragically, another family is grieving the loss of a loved one as result of COVID-19 and offers them his heartfelt condolences. He also said he wants to emphasize to all Nova Scotians that we cannot afford to become complacent. Life is precious and we must all work together to protect those who are dear to us.

As of today, April 13, Nova Scotia has 474 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Twenty-nine new cases were identified Sunday, April 12. The QEII Health Sciences Centre’s microbiology lab completed 947 Nova Scotia tests on Sunday, April 12 and is operating 24-hours. NS has 15,580 negative test results, 474 positive results and three deaths. Confirmed cases range in age from under 10 to over 90. Nine people are currently in hospital, four of those in ICU. 101 have now recovered. https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/data.

Live Update - Nova Scotia Government, April 9, 2020

Nova Scotia has recorded its second death related to COVID-19. On Wednesday, April 8, a woman in her 90s with underlying medical conditions died in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital as a result of complications related to COVID-19.

Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia's chief medical officer of health will provide an update today, April 9, at 3 p.m. livestreamed on https://novascotia.ca/stayinformed/webcast , our Facebook and YouTube channels.

As of today, April 9, Nova Scotia has 373 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Thirty-one new cases were identified Wednesday, April 8. The QEII Health Sciences Centre’s microbiology lab completed 980 Nova Scotia tests on Wednesday, April 8 and is operating 24-hours.

To date, Nova Scotia has 12,177 negative test results, 373 positive COVID-19 test results and two deaths. Confirmed cases range in age from under ten to over 90. Ten individuals are currently in hospital, four of those in ICU. Eighty-two individuals have now recovered and their cases of COVID-19 are considered resolved. Cases have been identified in all parts of the province. A map and graphic presentation of the case data is available at https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/data.

Nova Scotians can find accurate, up-to-date information, handwashing posters and fact sheets at https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus.

Live Update - Nova Scotia Government, April 8, 2020

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

Nova Scotia has 342 confirmed cases of #COVID19. The lab is operating 24/7 and completed more than 700 Nova Scotia tests yesterday.

Travel is no longer a requirement for screening, and the list of symptoms being screened for has also expanded.

If you have two or more of the following symptoms, visit https://811.novascotia.ca/ to determine if you should call 811:

  • fever
  • new or worsening cough
  • sore throat
  • runny nose
  • headache

NS has 11,346 negative test results, 342 positive results and one death. Eleven individuals are currently in hospital, five of those in ICU. Data is updated daily at: https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/data.

Live Update - Nova Scotia Government, April 7, 2020

Premier McNeil and Dr. Strang will provide a COVID-19 update at 3 p.m. including information on 17 new cases. Watch on Facebook Live, YouTube (NSGov) or at https://novascotia.ca/stayinformed/webcast.

Nova Scotia has 310 confirmed cases of #COVID19. The province has also recorded its first death.

NS has 10,621 negative test results, 310 positive #COVID19 test results and one death. Sixty-six Nova Scotians have now recovered, with 11 in hospital. Data is updated daily at: https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/data.

It is now more important than ever for Nova Scotians to strictly adhere to the public health orders and directives to prevent the spread of the virus.

Practise good hygiene, maintain a physical distance of two metres or six feet from others, limit essential gatherings to no more than five people and stay at home as much as possible.

Live Update - Nova Scotia Government, April 3, 2020

Premier McNeil and Dr. Strang will provide a #COVID19NS update at 3 p.m. including info on 14 new cases.

Today’s update will be livestreamed on https://novascotia.ca/stayinformed/webcast and https://www.facebook.com/nsgov/

Nova Scotia now has 207 confirmed cases of #COVID19. Almost 900 COVID-19 tests were completed at the QEII Health Sciences Centre’s microbiology lab yesterday.

While most #COVID19NS cases in Nova Scotia are connected to travel or a known case, there is one confirmed case of community transmission and more cases are expected to present.

NS has 8,234 negative test results and 207 confirmed cases. Five individuals are currently in hospital. A map and graphic presentation of the case data is available at: https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/data.

Live Update - Nova Scotia Government, April 2, 2020

Premier McNeil and Dr. Strang will provide an update today at 3 p.m. about COVID-19 including information on 20 new cases.

Today’s update will be livestreamed on https://novascotia.ca/stayinformed/webcast and https://www.facebook.com/nsgov/

As of today, April 2, Nova Scotia has 193 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Twenty new cases were identified Wednesday, April 1, and 900 COVID-19 tests were completed at the QEII Health Sciences Centre's microbiology lab.

While most cases in Nova Scotia are connected to travel or a known case, as reported previously, there is one confirmed case of community transmission and more cases are expected to present.

To date, Nova Scotia has 7,446 negative test results and 193 confirmed cases. Those cases range in age from under 10 to over 80. Five individuals are currently in hospital. Sixteen individuals have now recovered and their cases of COVID-19 are considered resolved. Cases have been identified in all parts of the province. A map and graphic presentation of the case data is now available at https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/data

It is now more important than ever for Nova Scotians to strictly adhere to the #COVID19NS public health orders and directives. Learn more at www.novascotia.ca/coronavirus