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

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 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: