N.B. asks travellers from Halifax to monitor for COVID-19 symptoms

N.B. asks travellers from Halifax to monitor for COVID-19 symptoms

Coming to New Brunswick from Halifax? The provincial government wants all travellers from Nova Scotia’s capital to monitor for COVID-19 symptoms.

The New Brunswick government says that they are concerned after reports of community transmission of the novel coronavirus in Halifax.

They’re now asking anyone entering New Brunswick from the province’s capital, even if they are residents of New Brunswick, to self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms for a 14 day period once they enter into the province.

Read more: N.B. reports 23 new coronavirus cases Saturday, setting new single-day record

If someone is to develop symptoms they are asked to immediately self-isolate and get tested for the coronavirus.

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Nova Scotia’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Robert Strang, first confirmed the news of community transmission in Halifax —  when health officials aren’t able to trace the source of the infection — on Nov. 17.

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This new policy was not mentioned during a press conference held on Saturday but an advisory was issued only hours later.

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