Nova Scotia to present recommendations of Northwood review

Nova Scotia is set to release findings into its review of the COVID-19 outbreak at the Northwood long-term care facility in Halifax. During the outbreak, 345 people at Northwood Manor … Read More

Staffing issues, shared rooms led to deadly outbreak at N.S. long-term home: review

Shared rooms and staffing shortages were among the key factors contributing to a COVID-19 outbreak at a Halifax long-term care home that killed 53 residents last spring, according to two … Read More

Nova Scotia set to make improvements following recommendations of Northwood review

Health Minister Randy Delorey announced Monday at a press briefing that government is preparing for future cases of COVID-19 with recommendations from two reviews of outbreaks in long-term care facilities. … Read More

Calls grow for public inquiry into COVID-19 outbreak at Northwood

On Wednesday, the Nova Scotia government confirmed that after 28 days of no active cases of COVID-19 the outbreak at Northwood can officially be considered resolved. But for families who … Read More

No new cases of coronavirus identified as more businesses in Nova Scotia reopen Friday

Nova Scotia confirmed that there are no new cases of the novel coronavirus on Friday, with the total number of confirmed cases remaining at 1,058. Friday also marks the day … Read More

Nova Scotia modifies coronavirus testing criteria as province remains at 29 active cases

Starting Friday, Nova Scotia has expanded the symptoms it is asking residents to monitor for as signs of COVID-19. The decision was made to bring the province in-line with others … Read More

Active cases of COVID-19 continue to decrease in Nova Scotia, 1 more death at Northwood reported

Nova Scotia’s number of active coronavirus cases continues to decrease even as the province reported one additional COVID-19 death on Thursday. The death, which occurred at Northwood Manor in Halifax, … Read More

Nova Scotia sees 21 COVID-19 patients recover as Northwood reports 1 death

Nova Scotia announced on Saturday that 21 patients diagnosed with COVID-19 recovered from the disease even as Halifax’s Northwood Manor saw an additional person die. The province has now experienced … Read More

Nova Scotia reports 12 new cases of coronavirus Thursday

Nova Scotia has reported 12 new cases of the coronavirus in the province on Thursday. The cases, all of which were identified from testing conducted on Wednesday, bring the total … Read More

Nova Scotia announces 4 more deaths as a result of coronavirus outbreak

Nova Scotia has announced four additional deaths in the province as a result of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Health officials say three of the deaths occurred … Read More