Nova Scotia provides COVID-19 update as province enters shutdown – April 28, 2021
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In Halifax, Nova Scotia Premier Iain Rankin and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, provide an update on the response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic as the entire province enters a two-week shutdown. New restrictions will be in effect until at least May 12 in an effort to slow the surge of cases. Measures include closing all public and private schools, limiting indoor or outdoor gatherings to household members, closing non-essential retail stores, and shutting dine-in service for restaurants and licensed establishments.