Robert Strang

COVID-19: 86 new cases in Nova Scotia, the lowest number since April

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

Nova Scotia reported 86 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, the lowest number of single-day cases the province has seen since the end of April. The province also reported more than 100 new recoveries since Friday, and the number of active cases has dropped to 1,509. “I’m pleased to …

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More COVID-19 testing sites added in Nova Scotia

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

More COVID-19 testing sites are coming to Nova Scotia after the chief medical officer of health said he’s concerned with clusters of cases across the province. During a briefing Friday, Dr. Robert Strang said there were clusters of cases in the Sydney and Bridgewater areas, as well as in …

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Nova Scotia announces 121 new COVID-19 cases; live briefing upcoming

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

There are 121 new cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia today, according to the province’s COVID-19 dashboard. Nova Scotia Premier Iain Rankin, along with chief medical officer of health Dr. Robert Strang, are scheduled to hold a news briefing at 3 p.m. The briefing will be livestreamed here. Ninety-four …

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Nova Scotia reports one new death, 163 new cases of COVID-19

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

Nova Scotia health officials reported 163 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday and one more death — a man in his 70s in the central health zone. That death brings the total number of COVID-19-related fatalities in the province to 71. “Another family is suffering the loss of a …

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Got your Birks? Memes abound after N.S. top doctor says it’s ‘not the time’ to buy sandals

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

Birkenstock memes were bountiful after Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health implored people to stop buying non-essential goods – like sandals — amid tightened COVID-19 public safety measures. Dr. Robert Strang made the comments during a news briefing Friday afternoon, as the province recorded its highest-ever single-day increase …

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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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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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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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Nova Scotia to provide COVID-19 briefing Friday – Halifax

Nova Scotia to provide COVID-19 briefing Friday - Halifax

Nova Scotia is set to provide a COVID-19 briefing on Friday. Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, will be joined by Premier Stephen McNeil for the briefing at 1 p.m. Read more: Nova Scotia reports 2 new COVID-19 cases, 1 school-related Global News will stream …

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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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