Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Tuesday – CBC

B.C. imposing travel restrictions, Manitoba limiting gathering sizes

Apr 20, 2021

Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health is urging people to follow public health rules and get their vaccine as soon as possible after health officials reported 15 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday — the highest daily case number in the province in months.

The province, which as of Monday had 63 active cases, last saw new case numbers at this level in early December.

“The increase in case numbers is a reminder of the importance of the restrictions that are in place to protect the health of fellow Nova Scotians,” Dr. Robert Strang said in a statement.

Premier Iain Rankin urged people to get tested, saying testing is key to slowing the spread of the virus.

“As we’ve seen in other provinces, the situation can change rapidly,” Rankin said.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/coronavirus-covid19-canada-world-april20-2021-1.5994243

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