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COVID19: N.S. announces border, other restrictions to curb spread of virus

HALIFAX: Premier Iain Rankin and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia's chief medical officer of health, announced further restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 at the briefing, held May 7. The measures include extended school...

Public Health to contact positive COVID19 cases and close contact by text message

HALIFAX, N.S. – Effective later today, Friday, May 7, Nova Scotia Public Health will begin contacting positive COVID-19 cases and close contacts by text message, when that is an option. With case numbers increasing in...

Pet of the Week – May 7, 2021

Here is our Pet of the Week for May 7, 2021 as selected by a random computerized draw: The other pets that were submitted will be included in the draw for next week, and the...

VIDEO: Reporter Pat Healey gets his COVID19 vaccine shot

WAVERLEY: On May 5, The Laker News' Pat Healey had his appointment to get his first does of the Astrazeneca Vaccine from the Fall River Guardian during their clinic they held at the Waverley...

COVID19: N.S. reports two deaths; 153 new cases on May 4

HALIFAX: At an unexpected COVID19 briefing on May 4, Premier Iain Rankin and Dr. Robert Strang, the province's Chief medical officer of health announced two deaths related to COVID19 and 153 new cases as...

Answers to our follow-up questions from recent COVID19 briefings

MAIN PHOTO: Premier Iain Rankin wants Nova Scotians to stay home to curb the COVID19 spread. (Communications N.S. Photo) HALIFAX/FALL RIVER: The Department of Health and Wellness answered a pair of questions that The Laker...

COVID19: 133 new cases of COVID-19 reported May 2

HALIFAX: The province announced there are 133 new cases of COVID-19 today, May 2. There are 117 cases in Central Zone, nine cases in Eastern Zone, one case in Northern Zone and six cases in...

Dr. Strang “confident” restrictions will have right impact for NSians

FALL RIVER/MILFORD: Nova Scotia's Chief Medical Officer of Health said there was discussions amongst his staff in determining a recommendation that would be the best course of action when it came to implementing 'circuit-breaker'...

Province’s vaccine plan on track, says Premier Rankin and Dr. Strang

HALIFAX/FALL RIVER: At the April 30 COVID-19 briefing, Premier Iain Rankin and Dr. Robert Strang told Nova Scotians that the vaccine plan is on target for every eligible resident to receive their first dose...

COVID19: Sixty-seven cases on April 30; N.S. announces testing changes

HALIFAX: Sixty-seven new cases of COVID-19 are being reported in Nova Scotia today, April 30. Fifty-seven cases are in Central Zone, four cases are in Western Zone, three cases are in Eastern Zone and three...
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