State Of Emergency Extended In NS, List Of COVID-19 Symptoms Updated
There are no new COVID-19 cases in Nova Scotia today.
The state of emergency has been extended to Sept. 20th.
Also, the list of symptoms is being updated.
The province’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Robert Strang, says they reviewed symptoms of the confirmed cases, and they’re confident a narrower list will still allow them to identify people with COVID-19.
People are asked to visit 811.novascotia.ca, to see if they should call 811, if in the past 48 hours they’ve had or are experiencing a fever or cough, or two or more of the following: sore throat, runny nose, headache and shortness of breath.
It’s the fourth straight day without a new cases of COVID-19 in Nova Scotia.
No one is in hospital in the province because of the virus.