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As of November 21, Nova Scotia has 33 active cases of COVID-19. Eight new cases were detected on Friday, November 20.

The eight new cases were detected in the central sector. Two cases are linked to previously reported cases, and six cases are under investigation.

“The growth in the number of cases tells us that we need to follow public health protocols to get back on track, especially in the greater Halifax area,” said Premier Stephen McNeil. We have restrictions and guidelines in place to protect the people of Nova Scotia: limit social contact, respect physical distancing, wear a mask and wash your hands. “

New restrictions will take effect throughout most of the Halifax Regional Municipality and parts of Hants County on Monday, November 23. The list of restrictions can be viewed at .

Nova Scotia Health Authority laboratories analyzed 1,384 tests on Nova Scotians on November 20.

So far, Nova Scotia has had 127,237 negative test results, has 1,168 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 65 deaths. Currently, no one is hospitalized. The ages of those affected range from under 10 to over 90 years old. One thousand and seventy cases are considered to be resolved. The cases were listed in all regions of the province. The cumulative number of cases per area may change as data is updated in the Panorama system.

“This is the largest increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in our province in recent months,” said Dr. Robert Strang, Chief Medical Officer of Health for Nova Scotia. It is essential that we take all necessary measures to prevent and reduce the spread of COVID-19. “

Consult the to complete a self-assessment if you have had, in the past 48 hours, or if you have:

fever (i.e. chills or sweating) or cough (new or getting worse);

or at least two of the following symptoms (new or worsening):

sore throat;
runny nose / stuffy nose;
shortness of breath.

Contact 811 by phone if you do not have access to the online self-assessment or if you want to talk to a nurse about your symptoms.

When a new case of COVID-19 is confirmed, public health officials are working to identify people who have allegedly had close contact with this carrier of the virus. Those people who have a confirmed case must self-isolate at home and avoid the public for 14 days.

Anyone who has traveled outside of Atlantic Canada must self-isolate at home for 14 days. As always, anyone who shows symptoms of an acute respiratory illness should limit contact with other people until they feel better.

It is always important that the people of Nova Scotia adhere strictly to public health ordinances and directives – wash their hands well, adopt good hygiene practices and respect physical distancing when it is necessary to do so. . Wearing a non-medical mask is now required in most enclosed public places.

As of July 3, travel between Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador is permitted without the requirement of self-isolation for permanent residents of Canada. Atlantic. All public health guidelines in each province must be followed. Under Nova Scotia’s Health Protection Act, any visitor from another province or territory of Canada must self-isolate for 14 days. Visitors from outside the Atlantic provinces who have been in isolation for 14 days in another Atlantic province can come to Nova Scotia without having to re-isolate.

Accurate and up-to-date information, a poster on the proper way to wash your hands and information sheets can be found at .

Businesses and other organizations can find information to help them get back to business safely at .

Quick Facts

Test results are updated daily at .
The state of emergency was declared on March 22 under the Emergency Management Act and was recently extended until November 29.
People in Nova Scotia who will be tested at a primary assessment center or at the IWK Health Center in Halifax can book an appointment online.

Additional Resources

Government of Canada:

Government of Canada Information Line (toll free): 1-833-784-4397

The provincial mental health helpline is available day and night to anyone living in a crisis situation or experiencing serious addiction problems, or anyone who is concerned about the well-being of their loved ones. Just dial 1-888-429-8167 (toll free number).

Kids Help Phone is a 24/7 service. Just dial 1-800-668-6868 (toll free number).

For help or information about family violence, call 1-855-225-0220 (toll free). The number is accessible 24/24, 7/7.

For more information about testing for COVID-19 and making an online appointment, visit the following website:

COVID-19 Self-Assessment Tool:


EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and / or sentence structure not be perfect.

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