Prime Minister Tim Houston and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s Chief Medical Officer, will 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 would begin to be administered at the end of the week and offered assurances to parents that the doses were safe and effective.
The briefing begins at 11am and will be streamed live here.
COVID-19: NS reports 29 new cases, other staff in long-term care home test positive
Nova Scotia reported 29 new COVID-19 cases the previous day, including another case in an outbreak at a long-term care home in Pugwash linked to a religious gathering.
The latest case at East Cumberland Lodge involved a staff member. So far, 32 residents and 11 staff members have tested positive and three residents have died.
Some parents remove children from class due to COVID-19
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