Provincial Updates/Webcasts

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

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