Nova Scotia health officials to hold COVID-19 briefing on Wednesday morning – Halifax

Premier Tim Houston and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, are expected to provide an update on COVID-19 on Wednesday.

The update comes after health officials in the Atlantic region said Tuesday that COVID-19 vaccines for children will start being given by the end of the week, and they assured parents that the doses were safe and effective.

The briefing begins at 11 a.m. and will be streamed live here.

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COVID-19: Nova Scotia Reports 29 New Cases, Another Long-Term Care Home Staff Test Positive

Nova Scotia reported 29 new cases of COVID-19 the day before, including another case in an outbreak at a long-term care home in Pugwash linked to a religious rally.

The last case at East Cumberland Lodge involved a staff member. So far, 32 residents and 11 staff have tested positive and three residents have died.

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