Nova Scotia Premier Iain Rankin and chief medical officer of health Dr. Robert Strang are expected to provide an update on the province’s COVID-19 response on Monday, after Strang said it was likely that the provincewide shutdown will stretch past the two-week time period.
Dr. Strang said given the extent of the virus’s spread, the province had much more COVID-19 spread in early April than public health was aware of.
People aged 50 and older can now book appointments for Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines at clinics across the province.
As of Sunday, there were 34 people in hospital, which is four more people than reported Saturday. Six of those patients are in intensive care.
Nova Scotia reported 133 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, which followed a record-breaking 148 cases of COVID-19 on Saturday as Public Health worked to clear a backlog of tens of thousands of tests.
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