An updated list of potential COVID-19 exposures in Nova Scotia
This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, orange, emerging from the surface of cells, green, cultured in the lab. (NIAID-RML via AP)
HALIFAX -- Nova Scotia Health continues to identify potential COVID-19 exposures throughout the province.
See below for an updated list of the latest exposures in Nova Scotia.
EXPOSURES RELEASED JAN. 25
Mandatory testing required for some
As a precaution, the province is asking anyone who was on the following flight in the specified rows and seats should visit the online self-assessmentCOVID-19 tool or call 811 to arrange for testing, regardless of whether or not they have symptoms.
All other passengers on this flight should continue to self-monitor for symptoms. Should any COVID-19 symptoms develop, they are directed to self-isolate and take the online self-assessment or call 811 to get tested.
- WestJet flight 3346 on Jan. 10
- From Toronto to Halifax
- Passengers in rows 5 to 11, seats A, B, and C are most likely to have had close contact
EXPOSURES RELEASED JAN. 21
Mandatory testing required
Anyone who visited or worked at the following locations on the specified date and time should immediately self-isolate, and take an online self-assessment COVID-19 test to arrange for testing, regardless of whether or not they have symptoms.
These individuals are required to self-isolate before their test and while waiting for test results.
- Carl’s Your Independent Grocer (396 Main Street, Wolfville)
- Jan. 18 between 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
- Symptoms may develop up to, and including, Feb. 1.
EXPOSURES RELEASED JAN. 20
Mandatory testing required
Anyone who was on the following Marine Atlantic crossings on the specified date and time should immediately self-isolate, and take an online self-assessment COVID-19 test to arrange for testing, regardless of whether or not they have symptoms.
- Marine Atlantic crossing on the MV Blue Puttees from North Sydney, N.S. to Port-aux-Basques, N.L.
- Between Dec. 29 to Jan. 16 (for a full list of specific departure times, click here)
- Symptoms may develop up to, and including, Jan. 30
LIST OF SYMPTOMS
Anyone who experiences a fever or new or worsening cough, or two or more of the following new or worsening symptoms, is encouraged to take an online test or call 811 to determine if they need to be tested for COVID-19:
- Sore throat
- Shortness of breath
- Runny nose/nasal congestion
COVID ALERT APP
Canada’s COVID-19 Alert app is available in Nova Scotia.
The app, which can be downloaded through the Apple App Store or Google Play, notifies users if they may have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.