Atlantic Canada

A tale of two provinces: New Brunswick and Nova Scotia’s pandemic fortunes have diverged in 2021

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After a summer marked by open borders and low COVID-19 cases across Atlantic Canada, the pandemic fortunes of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia have diverged in the first part of 2021. New Brunswick reported 657 new cases in the month of January. In all of 2020, New Brunswick recorded …

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New Brunswick reports 26 new COVID-19 cases, Moncton school closed – New Brunswick

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New Brunswick health officials reported 26 new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday, bringing the total number of active cases in the province to 283. There are nine new cases in Zone 1 (Moncton region), one new case in Zone 2 (Saint John region) and 16 new cases in …

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Nova Scotia reports no new COVID-19 cases Sunday – Halifax

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Nova Scotia reports no new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday, for the third time this week. The province has reported only nine new COVID-19 cases in total in the last week of January. “I want to thank Nova Scotians for continuing to follow the public health protocols and …

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New Brunswick reports 27 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday – New Brunswick

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New Brunswick health officials reported 27 new cases of the coronavirus on Thursday. Two of the new cases are in the Saint John region, 11 are in the Moncton region and 14 are in the Edmundston region. “All cases are self-isolating and under investigation,” the province says. Read more: …

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New Brunswick reports 20 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday – New Brunswick

New Brunswick reports 20 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday - New Brunswick

New Brunswick is reporting 20 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, bringing the total number of active cases in the province to 334. There are 10 new cases in Zone 1, the Moncton region, nine new cases in Zone 4, the Edmundston region, and one new case in Zone 7, …

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Nova Scotia reports 1 new COVID-19 case on Sunday – Halifax

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Nova Scotia reported one new case of the coronavirus on Sunday. The province says the new case is a Dalhousie University student living off-campus and the case is under investigation. There are 19 active cases in the province. “A low number of cases is encouraging, but we are seeing …

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New Brunswick reports 36 new COVID-19 cases, moves Edmundston to red phase – New Brunswick

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New Brunswick reported 36 new cases of the coronavirus on in its largest single-day increase to date, as it announces strict measures for one region. The province said 24 of the new cases are located in the Edmundston region and majority are linked to a workplace exposure. Zone 4 …

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Nova Scotia reports 4 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday – Halifax

Nova Scotia reports 4 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday - Halifax

Nova Scotia health officials reported four new cases of the coronavirus on Sunday. There is one case each in western, northern, eastern and central zones. All of the new cases are related to travel outside Atlantic Canada. The province says 29 cases of COVID-19 remain active. “Having active cases …

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New Brunswick to provide update on COVID-19 on Thursday – New Brunswick

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New Brunswick health officials are expected to provide an update on the coronavirus in the province on Wednesday. Premier Blaine Higgs will be joined by chief of health Dr. Jennifer Russell for a briefing at 2:30 p.m. The update will be livestreamed on the Global News website. New Brunswick …

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Nova Scotia reporting 5 new cases of COVID-19, including 2 university students

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Nova Scotia is reporting five new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, including two involving university students returning to the province. As a result of seven recoveries reported since Sunday, the province actually shrunk its number of active cases on Monday to 26. Two of the cases are located in …

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