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, , 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.