COVID-19 cases are down in Nova Scotia, but expert says these are still ‘painful’ times – CBC

‘It’s really easy to see that Nova Scotia is not doing very well compared to the rest of the country’

Sep 22, 2022

Nova Scotia reported its lowest daily average of new COVID-19 cases in nine months Thursday, but infectious diseases researcher Tara Moriarty says that’s not an accurate reflection of the province’s “painful” COVID-19 situation.

The province’s COVID-19 dashboard says there was a daily average of almost 128 new cases for the week ending Sept. 19, which is the smallest it’s been since December 2021.

“Nova Scotia is having a hard time right now,” said Moriarty, an associate professor at the University of Toronto.

She’s part of a team at the COVID-19 Resources Canada project doing modelling to help members of the public better understand the COVID-19 situation. It receives funding from the Public Health Agency of Canada for its work.

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