The Canadian Press
Posted May 10, 2021 9:06 am
2:06Nova Scotia announces tighter restrictions to limit movement
The new COVID-19 numbers are leading to a stern warning from the Nova Scotia government for people not to travel or gather together. It’s also prompting tighter restrictions to limit movement and keep people out of the province. Jesse Thomas has more.
Nova Scotia’s borders closed to all but essential travel today.The measure came into effect at 8 a.m.Premier Iain Rankin announced the measure on Friday, as the province dealt with a surge of COVID-19 cases.He says the measures also apply to anyone who had planned on moving to the province. Trending Stories
They also apply to parents from out-of-province who were hoping to pick up or drop off students.Under the new rules, rotational workers returning home from so-called outbreak zones — such as the oilsands hub of Fort McMurray, Alta. — must self-isolate for 14 days.
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