Provincial Updates/Webcasts

Live Update - Nova Scotia Government, April 8, 2020

Premier McNeil and Dr. Strang will provide a #COVID19NS update today at 3 p.m., including info on 32 new cases. Watch on Facebook Live, YouTube (NSGov) or at https://novascotia.ca/stayinformed/webcast.

Nova Scotia has 342 confirmed cases of #COVID19. The lab is operating 24/7 and completed more than 700 Nova Scotia tests yesterday.

Travel is no longer a requirement for screening, and the list of symptoms being screened for has also expanded.

If you have two or more of the following symptoms, visit https://811.novascotia.ca/ to determine if you should call 811:

  • fever
  • new or worsening cough
  • sore throat
  • runny nose
  • headache

NS has 11,346 negative test results, 342 positive results and one death. Eleven individuals are currently in hospital, five of those in ICU. Data is updated daily at: https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/data.