Provincial Updates/Webcasts

Live Update - Nova Scotia Government, April 21, 2020

Premier McNeil and Dr. Strang will provide a #COVID19NS update at 3:00 p.m., including information on one death and 16 new cases. Watch on Facebook, YouTube (NSGov) or at https://novascotia.ca/stayinformed/webcast .

Nova Scotia is reporting another death related to COVID-19, bringing the total to 10. The death occurred at the Northwood long-term care home in Halifax Regional Municipality.

As of today, Nova Scotia has confirmed 737 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Sixteen new cases were identified Monday, April 20, when the lab completed 516 tests.

As of April 20, there were 10 licensed long-term care homes and unlicensed seniors’ facilities in Nova Scotia with cases of COVID-19, involving 128 residents and 62 staff.

Premier McNeil: “This is a deeply sad day for the family and loved ones of this individual, as well as everyone at Northwood. Nova Scotians offer their heartfelt condolences to them.”

Nova Scotia has 22,190 negative test results, 737 positives and 10 deaths. Eleven people are currently in hospital, three in ICU and 286 have recovered from COVID-19. For up-to-date data, visit: https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/data .