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Nova Scotia identifies 21 new cases of COVID-19

Nova Scotia identifies 21 new cases of COVID-19
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I want to remind Nova Scotians that not only is the Easter Bunny an essential service provider, he is an expert in physical distancing and has been practicing good paw-washing since he was just a young bunny, said Dr. Strang. If we continue to work together, we can follow the public health measures, stay safe and still have fun.

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HALIFAX -- On Saturday, Nova Scotia announced it has identified 21 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the provincial total to 428.

The QEII Health Sciences Centres microbiology lab completed 885 Nova Scotia tests on Friday.

Ninety-five individuals have now recovered and their cases of COVID-19 are considered resolved.

Travel has been removed as a requirement for COVID-19 testing as community spread becomes more prevalent. Although most cases in Nova Scotia have been connected to travel or a known case.

Easter and Passover are traditionally times of celebration, love and family get-togethers. But this year is going to look a little bit different, said Premier Stephen McNeil. Please dont have family dinners or get-togethers. Stay home and reach out to loved ones by phone or video chat or whatever is best. There will be other long weekends. There will be other times to see family and friends. But if we do not follow public health protocols, we reduce the chances of having those gatherings sooner.

The list of symptoms being screened for has recently been expanded, with the province warning Nova Scotians who have two or more of the following symptoms:

Nova Scotias chief medical officer of health, Dr. Robert Strang, gave a message to all Nova Scotia children during this difficult and confusing time.

I want to remind Nova Scotians that not only is the Easter Bunny an essential service provider, he is an expert in physical distancing and has been practicing good paw-washing since he was just a young bunny, said Dr. Strang. If we continue to work together, we can follow the public health measures, stay safe and still have fun.
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