COVID-19 Weekly Data Report for June 30, 2022

**** HEALTH /WELLNESS Media Release   COVID-19 Weekly Data Report for June 30, 2022 ——————————————————– Nova Scotia is reporting 1,491 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19, 28 hospitalizations and four deaths during the seven-day period ending June 27. The number of new PCR-positive tests has increased slightly compared to the previous reporting period; however, long-term care […]

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COVID-19 Weekly Data Report for June 16, 2022

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release COVID-19 Weekly Data Report for June 16, 2022 —————————————————- Nova Scotia is reporting 1,950 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19, 28 hospitalizations and 10 deaths during the seven-day period ending June 13. The number of new PCR-positive tests is slightly higher than in last week’s report. However, hospital admissions and the number […]

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Proof of vaccination is no longer required for approved essential care partners (family support persons/caregivers) at Nova Scotia Health facilities

**** NSHA Media Release Proof of vaccination is no longer required for approved essential care partners (family support persons/caregivers) at Nova Scotia Health facilities. Given the high level of vaccination rates in Nova Scotia, as well as other protective measures in place in health care facilities, Nova Scotia Health is changing its approach to allow […]

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Suspension of the vaccine mandates for domestic travellers, transportation workers and federal employees

**** Info via Health Canada Suspension of the vaccine mandates for domestic travellers, transportation workers and federal employees The government announced today that, as of June 20, it will suspend vaccination requirements for domestic and outbound travel, federally regulated transportation sectors and federal government employees. While the suspension of vaccine mandates reflects an improved public […]

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COVID-19 Weekly Data Report for June 9, 2022

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release COVID-19 Weekly Data Report for June 9, 2022 —————————————————- Nova Scotia is reporting 1,474 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 49 hospitalizations during the seven-day period ending June 6. The number of new PCR-positive tests has decreased; however, hospital admissions have increased. There were also 21 COVID-19 deaths reported in Panorama, […]

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COVID-19 Weekly Data Report for June 2, 2022

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release COVID-19 Weekly Data Report for June 2, 2022 ——————————————————- Nova Scotia is reporting 1,563 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19, 41 hospitalizations and nine deaths during the seven-day period ending May 30. The number of new PCR-positive tests and hospitalizations is similar to last week. “We have learned so much about COVID-19 […]

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COVID-19 Weekly Data Report for May 26, 2022

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release COVID-19 Weekly Data Report for May 26, 2022 ——————————————————– Nova Scotia is reporting 1,584 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19, 40 hospitalizations and 13 deaths during the seven-day period ending May 23. The number of new cases – including those linked to long-term care outbreaks – continues to decline, as does the […]

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COVID-19 Weekly Data Report for May 19, 2022

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release COVID-19 Weekly Data Report for May 19, 2022 ——————————————————– Nova Scotia is reporting 2,513 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19, 59 hospitalizations and 24 deaths during the seven-day period ending May 16. The number of new cases – including those linked to long-term care facility outbreaks – and the number of new […]

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Mask Requirement Removed in Public Schools

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release Mask Requirement Removed in Public Schools ——————————————————– The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development will remove the mask requirement in Nova Scotia’s public schools beginning Tuesday, May 24. Becky Druhan, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, said today, May 19, that masks will continue to be recommended and that […]

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COVID-19 Weekly Data Report, Sixth Wave

**** HEALTH/WELLNESS Media Release COVID-19 Weekly Data Report, Sixth Wave ——————————————————– The data in this week’s COVID-19 epidemiologic summary shows a marked decrease in new cases compared to the previous seven-day period. However, hospital admissions in Nova Scotia have increased since the last report and there are 24 new deaths due to COVID-19. “The data […]

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