Nova Scotia reports 146 new COVID-19 cases, active total closing in on 1,000 | FULL
CA, 04 May 2021
Nova Scotia Premier Iain Rankin and chief medical officer of health Dr. Robert Strang provided an update on the province's COVID-19 response on Monday after the province recorded 146 new cases of COVID-19. So far, the province has 943 active cases. There are 40 people in the hospital, six of whom are in ICU.
During the briefing, Rankin expressed his frustration over people flouting health regulations during the provincial shutdown, saying it was "outrageous" that 37 fines were handed out over the weekend in the Halifax area. "What is wrong with you," he said, speaking to those not following protocols, and asked why they were not taking the pandemic seriously.
Strang said it’s highly likely that the provincewide shutdown will stretch past the two-week time period, given the extent of the virus’s spread and the aggressive variants.
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