Nova Scotia reported 11 new cases of COVID-19 Monday, after the province flagged potential exposure at almost 40 locationsin Halifax over the weekend.
"After careful consideration and consultation, I have made the tough decision to implement a circuit break", Premier Andrew Furey told reporters in St. John's, N.L.
In Newfoundland and Labrador, as of Wednesday all visitors to the province from the Atlantic provinces will have to self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival, just like visitors from other parts of Canada. This is not an easy decision. "Implementing this change for a two-week period is an effort to avoid a full lockdown".
Newfoundland and Labrador reported two new cases Monday, both in the western region of the province.
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Dowling also says any staff working at long-term care facilities that has travelled outside of the province in the past 14 days should be self-isolating.
In their own video update on Monday, King and the island's chief medical officer, Dr.
To date, P.E.I. has had a total of 69 positive COVID-19 cases, all related to travel outside of the Atlantic bubble. "People coming to P.E.I.to do essential work will continue to be eligible to work-isolate".
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Non-island residents will once again have to apply for pre-travel approval before crossing to P.E.I., including a plan for self-isolation, Morrison said. People travelling back and forth will need to apply for exemptions.More news: Redesigned Apple Watch and MacBooks rumored for late 2021
Health officials in Prince Edward Island announced Monday that they are popping the Atlantic Bubble as COVID-19 cases rise across the country. There are now 89 active cases in the province. In the case of Nova Scotia, Premier (Stephen) McNeil knows it's the Halifax region, so the message from both of us is certainly - and it's actually from all of us - is stay at home.
Higgs encouraged local shopping and supporting businesses in each of our provinces. He said the province will re-evaluate at that time. "Our border with New Brunswick continues to be monitored", McNeil said on Twitter.
"As I noted last week, Islanders should only leave P.E.I. if it is absolutely necessary, such has for work or medical appointments". "Now is not the time to travel to other areas". "This is another step we can take to slow the spread of COVID-19". Anyone who was in New Brunswick or Nova Scotia is being asked to wear a mask at all times when at work, in school or in a public place and should limit close contacts with anyone outside their household. The province now has 23 active cases.
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