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COVID-19 enforcement statistics information
Halifax Regional Police is providing an update in relation to violations under the Nova Scotia Emergency Management Act and Health Protection Act related to COVID-19 directives.
Since our last report on Friday, HRP issued 7 tickets for violations of the Health Protection Act, bringing the total to 159 COVID related summary offence tickets since the Province declared a state of emergency. The majority of these were in relation to being in prohibited areas under the Emergency Management Act. Since the declaration of the state of emergency, HRP has responded to a total of 1,513 COVID-19 related calls.
We advise members of the public to continue to educate themselves on the directives and Covid-19 enforcement measures at http://novascotia.ca/coronavirus/. We appreciate the efforts of everyone who is helping to reduce the spread of COVID-19. More information on what you can do to help curb the spread of COVID-19 is available on the Halifax Regional Police website.Let’s work together to curb the spread of the virus.