Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia sets another daily COVID-19 record with 182 cases

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Nova Scotia reported 182 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, a new single day record, as the number of active cases in the province surpassed 1,300. There are 155 cases in Central Zone, 16 in Eastern Zone, seven in Northern Zone and four in Western Zone. As of Thursday, …

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COVID-19: Police charge man for driving outside Halifax for non-essential business

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

A 32-year-old man has been charged with failing to adhere to COVID-19 rules in Nova Scotia on Wednesday. In a release, the New Glasgow Regional Police said they stopped a vehicle and ticketed the male driver for speeding through a construction zone on the Trenton Connector Road in Trenton, …

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How COVID-19 has hindered — and helped — abortion access in Nova Scotia

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an impact on almost all facets of health care, and abortion access isn’t an exception. For Shannon Hardy, founder of Abortion Support Services Atlantic, COVID-19 hasn’t necessarily created new problems, but it’s highlighted issues that were there long before the pandemic. “Geography, always,” she …

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Nova Scotia to provide COVID-19 update Tuesday

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Premier Iain Rankin and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, are set to provide an update Tuesday. The briefing is scheduled to take place at 3 p.m. AT, and will be livestreamed on this page. On Monday, Strang said health officials are seeing stark differences between …

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COVID-19: N.S. microbiology lab plays catch-up with backlog, processes record number of tests

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Nova Scotia’s microbiology lab processed a record 17,092 COVID-19 samples Sunday, something that is nothing short of remarkable, according to Dr. Todd Hatchette, the chief of microbiology for Nova Scotia Health. “It’s an incredible feat to actually scale up to that much volume,” said Hatchette. On Friday during the …

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Nova Scotia on track for two doses of COVID-19 vaccine in arms by September: officials

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Those on the front lines of Nova Scotia’s vaccine rollout say the provincial supply is on track to have residents double-dosed by the fall. “It’s a four-month interval right now. So, we’re expecting that by the end of September we’ll have the population with two doses of vaccine in …

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N.S. reports 133 new COVID-19 cases, growing number of hospitalizations

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Nova Scotia is reporting 133 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, 117 of which are in Central Zone. There are currently 822 active cases in the province. Read more: 17 ticketed for large gatherings in Halifax as province reports record-breaking COVID-19 cases There are 34 people in hospital, which …

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N.S. RCMP officer diagnosed with COVID-19 after asymptomatic testing

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Nova Scotia RCMP confirmed its first case of an RCMP member, who has had contact with the public, testing positive for COVID-19. According to police, the Halifax District-based officer tested positive after undergoing asymptomatic testing. Read more: Dalhousie scientists ‘ready and willing’ to help with COVID PCR testing backlog …

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COVID-19: 10 people fined for holding a party in Halifax during lockdown

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By Alex Cooke Global News Posted May 1, 2021 12:12 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Ten people have been fined for holding a social gathering in Halifax early Saturday …

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Nova Scotia reports record-breaking 148 cases of COVID-19

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Nova Scotia health officials reported a record-breaking 148 cases of COVID-19 on Saturday as Public Health works to clear a backlog of tens of thousands of tests. The previous record of single-day cases was on Tuesday, when 96 cases were reported. Out of the new cases, 129 are in …

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