Officials advise of potential coronavirus exposure on Chebucto Road playground – Halifax

Provincial health officials warn residents of a potential COVID-19 exposure at the Chebucto Road HRM Park on July 31.

Nova Scotia Health (NSH) says the potential exposure would have been between 3 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Friday.

This is related to an individual who may have been asymptomatic before, or had not noticed mild symptoms, says a news release.

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NSH advises anyone who may have been exposed may develop COVID-19 symptoms up to and including Aug. 16.

Nova Scotians are still encouraged to visit the 811 website if they have two or more of the following symptoms:

  • Fever (including chills, sweats)
  • Cough or worsening of a previous cough
  • Sore throat
  • Headache
  • Shortness of breath
  • Muscle aches
  • Sneezing
  • Nasal congestion/runny nose
  • Hoarse voice
  • Diarrhea
  • Unusual fatigue
  • Loss of sense of smell or taste
  • Red, purple or blueish lesions on the feet, toes or fingers without a clear cause

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Editor’s note: This article was updated Aug. 3 at 1:00 p.m. with a correction.  A previous version of the article incorrectly stated the potential exposure was at the Maritime Muslim Academy playground. Nova Scotia Health has issued a correction. The potential exposure was the Chebucto Road HRM Park, located on 6235 Chebucto Rd. 

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