Provincial Updates/Webcasts

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

Live Update - Nova Scotia Government, April 1, 2020

Premier McNeil and Dr. Strang provided an update today about COVID-19 including information on 26 new cases.

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

As of today, April 1, Nova Scotia has 173 confirmed cases of COVID-19. 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.

Of the 26 new cases of COVID-19, one is a staff member at The Magnolia residential care home in Enfield. That makes three staff members and two residents of The Magnolia who have tested positive. The residents are in isolation and staff members are isolating at home. All residents are being monitored for symptoms of COVID-19 including temperature checks twice daily.

The individuals affected range in age from under ten to over 80, with cases identified in all parts of the province. Five are currently in hospital. Eleven have now recovered and their cases of COVID-19 are considered resolved.

It is critical for Nova Scotians to strictly adhere to COVID-19 public health orders and directives. Learn more at www.novascotia.ca/coronavirus.

Live Update - Nova Scotia Government, March 31, 2020

As of today, March 31, Nova Scotia has 147 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

Twenty new cases were identified Monday, March 30. Most cases are connected to travel or a known case. As reported yesterday, public health has concluded that one case is the result of transmission within the community. To date, four staff and two residents of long-term care facilities have tested positive for COVID-19. Appropriate infection prevention and control measures are in place for both residents and staff.

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

The individuals affected range in age from under ten to over 80. Four individuals are currently in hospital. Ten individuals have now recovered and their cases of COVID-19 are considered resolved. Cases have been identified in all parts of the province.

Public health is working to identify people who may have come in close contact with the confirmed cases. Those individuals who have been confirmed are being directed to self-isolate at home, away from the public, for 14 days.

Anyone who has travelled outside Nova Scotia must self-isolate for 14 days. As always, any Nova Scotian who develops symptoms of acute respiratory illness should limit their contact with others until they feel better. If they are concerned about COVID-19 they can go to https://811.novascotia.ca/ and use the online assessment tool. Anyone referred to an assessment site by 811 will be tested.

To date, Nova Scotia has 5,763 negative test results and 147 confirmed cases.

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

Today's update will be livestreamed at 3 p.m. on https://novascotia.ca/stayinformed/webcast , @nsgov Facebook and YouTube channels.

Live Update - Nova Scotia Government, March 30, 2020

Premier McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang will provide a #COVID19NS update today at 3 p.m. including details on five new cases of the virus.

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

Test numbers are updated daily at: https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/#cases

Public health has now reached a point with one of its current investigations where no links to travel or a previous case can be made and must conclude that this case is the result of transmission within the community. #COVID19NS

While community transmission is not unexpected, it is now more important than ever for Nova Scotians to strictly adhere to the public health orders and directives. #COVID19NS

It is imperative that Nova Scotians practice 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. #COVID19NS

To date, Nova Scotia has 5,054 negative test results and 127 confirmed cases of #COVID19NS. Most cases have been connected to travel or a known case. Stay up-to-date at www.novascotia.ca/coronavirus.

Live Update - Nova Scotia Government, March 29, 2020

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

Test numbers are updated daily at: https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/#cases

Nova Scotians can find accurate, up-to-date information at https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus