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Nova Scotia’s veterinarians recommend owners limit contact with pets if they suspect or have COVID-19

Nova Scotia’s veterinarians recommend owners limit contact with pets if they suspect or have COVID-19

'Because there is an unknown out there as to whether or not pets can become infected by humans, it’s probably a good precaution to limit their exposure,' says Dr. Frank Richardson
Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo cancelled <b>(update)</b>

Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo cancelled (update)

An emotional Scott Long says this pandemic has decimated the entertainment industry
Cash will no longer be accepted at NSLC (Update)

Cash will no longer be accepted at NSLC (Update)

It says purchases will have to be made with debit or credit
Provincial Courts announce more restrictions

Provincial Courts announce more restrictions

Access to Provincial Courts continues to be restricted for members of the general public
Gyms, barber shops and nail salons among businesses that must close Thursday

Gyms, barber shops and nail salons among businesses that must close Thursday

Hair salons, barbershops, spas, nail salons, body art establishments and gyms in Nova Scotia will need to shut down as of midnight Thursday
No visitors allowed at Nova Scotia Health Authority hospitals

No visitors allowed at Nova Scotia Health Authority hospitals

There are a few exceptions
Five new presumtive cases of COVID-19 announced in N.S. Wednesday

Five new presumtive cases of COVID-19 announced in N.S. Wednesday

Four of the cases are travel-related and one is connected to an earlier case
IWK implements 'no visitors' policy

IWK implements 'no visitors' policy

No general visitors will be permitted to enter the IWK however one support person is permitted for pediatric patients and women in labour
Dalhousie University students volunteer to run errands for health care workers

Dalhousie University students volunteer to run errands for health care workers

Over 20 students from various programs have signed up to serve their communities
Halifax Water no longer accepting walk-in payments to help minimize spread of virus

Halifax Water no longer accepting walk-in payments to help minimize spread of virus

Payment for permit fees, inspection fees, tapping fees and outstanding regional development charges will not be accepted
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