**** NSHA Media Release
Potential COVID-19 exposure at New Minas restaurant, Air Canada flight
Nova Scotia Health is advising of potential exposures to COVID-19 at:
- Chrismaria Family Restaurant (Unit 104, 8934 Commercial St., New Minas) on Saturday, Oct. 24 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Anyone present at the location during this time is asked to monitor for symptoms of COVID-19. It is anticipated anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the above date may develop symptoms up to, and including, Saturday, Nov. 7.
- Air Canada flight AC0622 on Friday, Oct. 30 from Toronto to Halifax. The flight departed Toronto at 6:40 p.m. and landed in Halifax at 9:41 p.m. Passengers in rows 16 to 23, seats D, E, and F are asked to call 811 for advice. Other passengers on the flight are asked to monitor for symptoms. It is anticipated anyone exposed to the virus on the plane on this date may develop symptoms up to, and including Friday, Nov. 13.
Visit covid-self-assessment.novascotia.ca/ to do a self-assessment if in the past 48 hours you have had or you are currently experiencing:
· fever or cough (new or worsening)
· two or more of the following symptoms (new or worsening):
o sore throat
o runny nose
o shortness of breath
You can also call 811 if you don’t have online access or if you have other symptoms that concern you.
Self-isolate until you receive 811 advice on next steps.
- Do not go directly to a COVID-19 assessment centre without being directed to do so by 811.
Currently, anyone travelling to Nova Scotia from outside of the Atlantic Provinces is expected to self-isolate for 14 days after arriving.
When Nova Scotia Health Public Health makes a public notification it is not in any way a reflection on the behaviour or activities of those named in the notification.
All Nova Scotians are advised to continue monitoring for COVID-19 symptoms and are urged to follow Public Health guidelines on how to access care. Up to date information about COVID-19 is available at novascotia.ca/coronavirus