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One Death, 537 New Cases of COVID-19, Hospital Outbreak

Wed, 12/22/2021 - 16:09
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- NOTE: The online COVID-19 dashboard will not be updated until Thursday, December 23. Today, December 22, Nova Scotia is reporting one death related to COVID-19. A man in his 50s in Northern Zone has died.

Paid Sick Leave Relaunches to Support Nova Scotians

Wed, 12/22/2021 - 14:22
Labour, Skills and Immigration / COVID - 19 -- Nova Scotians who have been impacted by the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic may qualify for up to four paid sick days with the relaunch of Nova Scotia’s COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Program.

522 nouveaux cas de COVID-19, éclosion dans une foyer de soins de longue durée, deux éclosions en milieu hospitalier

Tue, 12/21/2021 - 13:24
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- Aujourd'hui 21 décembre, la Nouvelle-Écosse signale 522 nouveaux cas de COVID-19.

Restrictions supplémentaires à l'échelle de la province visant à ralentir le variant Omicron

Tue, 12/21/2021 - 13:17
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- La Province renforce les restrictions concernant le port du masque, les rassemblements et l'éloignement physique afin de protéger le système de soins de santé et d'autres secteurs essentiels contre le variant Omicron de la COVID-19.

Further Provincewide Restrictions to Slow Omicron Variant

Tue, 12/21/2021 - 13:16
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- The Province is strengthening restrictions around masking, gatherings and physical distancing to protect the healthcare system and other critical workforces from the threat of the Omicron variant of COVID-19.

522 New Cases of COVID-19, Long-Term Care Outbreak, Two Hospital Outbreaks

Tue, 12/21/2021 - 13:11
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- Today, December 21, Nova Scotia is reporting 522 new cases of COVID-19.

Northern Pulp Draft Terms of Reference Released

Tue, 12/21/2021 - 11:14
Environment and Climate Change -- Nova Scotians can now provide input on the draft terms of reference that will guide Northern Pulp’s preparation of the environmental assessment report for its proposed mill transformation and new effluent treatment facility project in Pictou County.

Second 2021-22 Budget Update

Tue, 12/21/2021 - 10:23
Finance and Treasury Board -- The second update on Budget 2021-22 shows signs that Nova Scotia’s overall economy has been recovering despite continued uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. This better-than-expected economic performance has had a positive impact on revenue, allowing the government to make investments in its priority areas.

Premier Houston Attends Council of Atlantic Premiers Meeting on COVID-19

Mon, 12/20/2021 - 17:00
Premier's Office -- Premier Tim Houston attended a Council of Atlantic Premiers meeting by teleconference today, December 20. The agenda was focused on limiting the spread of COVID-19.

485 New Cases of COVID-19, Long-Term Care Outbreak

Mon, 12/20/2021 - 14:08
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- Today, December 20, Nova Scotia is reporting 485 new cases of COVID-19.

485 nouveaux cas de COVID-19, éclosion dans un établissement de soins de longue durée

Mon, 12/20/2021 - 14:08
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- Aujourd'hui 20 décembre, la Nouvelle-Écosse signale 485 nouveaux cas de COVID-19.

Help Wanted: Province Launches Recruitment Campaign to Increase Workers in Healthcare, Trades

Mon, 12/20/2021 - 13:22
Labour, Skills and Immigration / Premier's Office -- As Nova Scotia’s population passes the one million mark, the Province is launching a recruitment campaign to increase workers in healthcare and the skilled trades to support labour market needs.

476 nouveaux cas de COVID-19

Sun, 12/19/2021 - 09:20
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- REMARQUE : La Nouvelle-Écosse publie un communiqué abrégé au sujet de la COVID-19 aujourd'hui. Le tableau de bord en ligne ne sera pas mis à jour. Aujourd'hui 19 décembre, la Nouvelle-Écosse signale 476 nouveaux cas de COVID-19.

476 New Cases of COVID-19

Sun, 12/19/2021 - 09:19
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- NOTE: Nova Scotia is issuing an abbreviated COVID-19 news release today. The online dashboard will not be updated. Today, December 19, Nova Scotia is reporting 476 new cases of COVID-19.

426 nouveaux cas de COVID-19

Sat, 12/18/2021 - 09:52
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- REMARQUE : La Nouvelle-Écosse publie un communiqué abrégé au sujet de la COVID-19 aujourd'hui et dimanche. Le tableau de bord en ligne ne sera pas mis à jour. Aujourd'hui 18 décembre, la Nouvelle-Écosse signale 426 nouveaux cas de COVID-19.

426 New Cases of COVID-19

Sat, 12/18/2021 - 09:51
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- NOTE: Nova Scotia is issuing an abbreviated COVID-19 news release today and Sunday. The online dashboard will not be updated. Today, December 18, Nova Scotia is reporting 426 new cases of COVID-19.

Grant Program Offers Support to Businesses Impacted by Latest Restrictions

Fri, 12/17/2021 - 13:03
Economic Development / COVID - 19 -- The Province announced today, December 17, additional support for Nova Scotia businesses impacted by the new provincewide public health restrictions.

394 nouveaux cas de COVID-19

Fri, 12/17/2021 - 12:59
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- REMARQUE: La Nouvelle-Écosse publiera un communiqué abrégé sur la COVID-19 le samedi 18 décembre et le dimanche 19 décembre. Le tableau de bord ne sera pas mis à jour avant lundi. Aujourd'hui 17 décembre, la Nouvelle-Écosse signale 394 nouveaux cas de COVID-19.

394 New Cases of COVID-19

Fri, 12/17/2021 - 12:57
COVID - 19 / Health and Wellness -- NOTE: Nova Scotia will be issuing an abbreviated COVID-19 news release on Saturday, December 18, and Sunday, December 19. The online dashboard will not be updated until Monday, December 20. Today, December 17, Nova Scotia is reporting 394 new cases of COVID-19.

Minister's Statement on the Mi'kmaw Native Friendship Centre

Fri, 12/17/2021 - 11:03
L'nu Affairs / Community Services -- NOTE: The following is a statement from Karla MacFarlane, Minister of Community Services and Minister of L'nu Affairs. I am deeply saddened by the decision of the Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre to close the North Park Street shelter on December 31. The centre remains a valuable partner.

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