Provincial Updates/Webcasts

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

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: