Nova Scotia update on COVID-19: 146 new cases reported – May 3, 2021
In Halifax, Iain Rankin, the premier of Nova Scotia, and Dr. Robert Strang, the province’s chief medical officer of health, provide an update on the provincial response to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic. The province is reporting 146 new cases of COVID-19. The premier also reports that 37 fines were handed out over the weekend in the Halifax area for violations of public-health measures. In their closing remarks, the premier and Dr. Strang pay tribute to MLA and former premier Stephen McNeil on his last day in office after 17 years in politics.