Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, chief medical officer of health for Nova Scotia, announced today, May 29, a new gathering limit of 10 and more steps toward reopening the province. "Nova Scotians have done the hard work to flatten our curve and with that,...

As of today, May 29, Nova Scotia has 1,055 confirmed cases of COVID-19. No new cases were identified Thursday, May 28. The QEII Health Sciences Centre's microbiology lab completed 1034 Nova Scotia tests on May 28 and is operating 24-hours. There is one licensed long-term care home...

Up to 2,000 local jobs will be created as Nova Scotians get back to work on more than 200 infrastructure projects across the province. The province is investing up to $230 million to improve infrastructure and help get the economy moving again. Premier Stephen McNeil announced...

Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, chief medical officer of health for Nova Scotia, announced today, May 27, the next steps toward reopening the province. "Nova Scotians have done a lot of hard work to get us to this point," said Premier McNeil. "I know...

Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia's chief medical officer of health, used a presentation during today's COVID-19 briefing. A copy of that presentation can be found at, https://novascotia.ca/news/docs/2020/05/08/COVI...

Today, May 8, Nova Scotia is reporting two additional deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the total to 46. The deaths occurred at the Northwood long-term care home in Halifax Regional Municipality. "All Nova Scotians continue to hold Northwood residents and staff in their thoughts. I hope...

The COVID-19 pandemic has placed extensive demands on front-line health-care workers but the majority did not initially qualify for the federal top-up program. That is why Premier Stephen McNeil lobbied the federal government for flexibility around its program. Today, May 7, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced...

Today, May 7, Nova Scotia is reporting three additional deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the total to 44. The deaths occurred at the Northwood long-term care home in Halifax Regional Municipality. "Losing a loved one is never easy and the restrictions around COVID-19 make it difficult...

Today, May 4, Nova Scotia is reporting one additional death related to COVID-19, bringing the total to 38. The death occurred at the Northwood long-term care home in Halifax Regional Municipality. "I offer my condolences to the family who is grieving the loss of their loved...

The province is renewing the state of emergency for another two weeks under the authority of the Emergency Management Act for the protection of the health and safety of Nova Scotians. The order will take effect at noon Sunday, May 3 and extend to noon Sunday,...

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