GUYSBOROUGH – An outbreak of less than five patients at St. Martha’s Regional Hospital in Antigonish was announced during the province’s COVID-19 briefing on Tuesday:1618998360000,, Decbut widely to other countries as well.. 21. As a precaution, NSHA is testing identified close contacts of those infected and testing will be made available for all staff and doctors on site who want to get tested.
There are also outbreaks at the Halifax Infirmary site of the QEII Health Sciences Centre and at the Ocean View Continuing Care Centre in Eastern Passage as COVID-19 case numbers steadily rise across the province.
Both Premier Tim Houston and Dr. Robert Strang, Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, warned last week that higher numbers were expected for the coming days. The past weekend proved the prediction accurate, with 426 and 476 cases of COVID-19 reported on Saturday and Sunday, respectivelySo what makes Gen X different?, and the highest count yet, 522 new cases, reported on Tuesdays inauguration in 2016.
This wave of COVID-19 began with StFX X-Ring events held on the first weekend of December. On Dec. 15, Public Health stated that 80 per cent of cases in the province could be linked to StFX.