COVID-19: Nova Scotia announces tougher restrictions amid record-breaking 227 new cases | FULL

Global News published this video item, entitled “COVID-19: Nova Scotia announces tougher restrictions amid record-breaking 227 new cases | FULL” – below is their description.

Nova Scotia premier Iain Rankin outlined tougher COVID-19 measures set to begin on Saturday in the province after announcing a record-breaking 227 new cases and one new death on Friday.

The new measures include tightening the border, isolation requirements for rotational workers, limits on shoppers and schools remaining closed until at least the end of May.

At the COVID-19 briefing Friday, Rankin said the bad news is there 200 and more positive cases that need to be added to the system. Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Robert Strang, said now there’re a large number of positive cases that haven’t got investigation yet.

In the meantime, anyone tested due to potential exposure, because they have symptoms, or were advised by public health to self-isolate until receiving test results, should continue to self-isolate until they receive a negative result.

For a full list of the restrictions, please go to

Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE:

Like Global News on Facebook HERE:

Follow Global News on Twitter HERE:

Follow Global News on Instagram HERE:

#Coronavirus #COVID19 #nsnews #nspoli #GlobalNews

Global News YouTube Channel

Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.

In This Story: COVID-19

Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

Symptoms of coronavirus

The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

  • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
  • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
  • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

Latest News about Covid-19

Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

5 Recent Items: COVID-19

  • COVID-19 Pinging: Farmers can’t harvest crops
  • ‘Do they care if we live or die?’: Gurkhas feel abandoned by Britain in Covid pandemic | ITV News
  • Train services slashed amid staff shortages due to Covid self-isolation | ITV News
  • ‘Glimmer of good news’ on COVID case numbers
  • Vikings Assistant Coach Leaves Team After Refusing Covid-19 Vaccine | CBS Sports HQ
  • Leave a Comment