Front-line workers in every public and private long-term care home, residential care facility and home-care agency across the province will now be expected to wear masks to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. Distribution to workers began over the weekend. Effective Tuesday, April 14, masks will...

As of today, April 14, Nova Scotia has 517 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Forty-three new cases were identified Monday, April 13. The QEII Health Sciences Centre's microbiology lab completed 1,476 Nova Scotia tests on Monday, April 13 and is operating 24-hours. While most cases in Nova Scotia...

Nova Scotia has recorded its third death related to COVID-19. On Sunday, April 12, a male in his 80's in Halifax Regional Municipality died as a result of complications related to COVID-19. "Tragically, another family is grieving the loss of a loved one as result of...

As of today, April 12, Nova Scotia has 445 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Seventeen new cases were identified Saturday, April 11. "On a weekend when many of us would be visiting family and observing tradition, let's honour those working on the front lines the best way...

As of today, April 11, Nova Scotia has 428 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Twenty-one new cases were identified Friday, April 10. "Easter and Passover are traditionally times of celebration, love and family get-togethers. But this year is going to look a little bit different," said Premier...

As of today, April 10, Nova Scotia has 407 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Thirty-four new cases were identified Thursday, April 9. The QEII Health Sciences Centre's microbiology lab completed 915 Nova Scotia tests on Thursday, April 9 and is operating 24-hours. "We have removed travel from the...

“I want to reassure all Nova Scotians that Shelters that support women and their children are open 24/7, including over the long weekend. The teams that work at women’s shelters asked me to remind you that they are ready and willing to help.” – Hon....

Applications are now open. The Worker Emergency Bridge is a one-time $1,000 payment to help you meet your basic needs as soon as possible. It can be combined with theCanada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB). The payment counts as taxable income – and you’ll need to include...

Applications for this new $20-million program are now open. Those who may be eligible include: small businesses, non-profits, charities and social enterprises who have had to close or reduce operations because of the public health order and who anticipate a revenue loss of at least 30%...

Nova Scotia has recorded its second death related to COVID-19. On Wednesday, April 8, a woman in her 90s with underlying medical conditions died in the Cape Breton Regional Hospital as a result of complications related to COVID-19. "The death of a loved one is never...

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