Coronavirus: Nova Scotia education, health officials hold press conference | LIVE

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Nova Scotia Education Minister Zach Churchill is expected to hold a press conference on Wednesday alongside chief medical officer of health Dr. Robert Strang to provide a COVID-19 update, with schools set to resume next week. The update comes as a COVID-19 case was reported at Université Sainte-Anne’s Pointe-de-l’Église campus in Church Point, N.S. on Monday. In the wake of the positive case, the school decided to shut down the university campus for two days while all students currently in residence are under lockdown measures. The university president says there was low risk of exposure. The province reported no new cases of the coronavirus on Tuesday, after 767 tests were completed the day prior. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/7307815/universite-sainte-anne-closes-church-point-campus-coronavirus-covid-19/ Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB #GlobalNews #nspoli #covid19 #coronavirus

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