Coronavirus (COVID-19): Hants County restriction alerts
Last updated: 26 February 2021 at 1:45 pm
Additional restrictions are in place for the following Hants County locations: Elmsdale • Enfield • Lantz • Mount Uniacke
Find restriction alerts by address to see if additional restrictions and protective measures for Hants County are in place for your local area.
Starting 27 February 2021
The following additional restrictions are in place:
- Recognized businesses and organizations are not permitted to host in-person events and activities (indoors or outdoors), including:
- arts and culture events
- sports (recreational, amateur and professional), recreational and physical activity events
- special events
- social events
- wedding and funeral receptions and visitation
- Wedding ceremonies and funerals can have up to 10 people including the person conducting the ceremony (receptions and visitation are not permitted).
- Indoor gathering limit with social distancing for faith gatherings that are run by a recognized business or organization - 50% of the venue's capacity up to 100 people maximum indoors (receptions and visitation are not permitted).
- Outdoor gathering limit with social distancing for faith gatherings that are run by a recognized business or organization - 150 people maximum outdoors (receptions and visitation are not permitted).
- Gathering limit without social distancing for participants and officials in organized performing arts and sports - participants and officials in performing arts and sports (recreational, amateur and professional) can gather in groups of up to 25 people without social distancing for practices and rehearsals; competitions, games, tournaments, in-person performances and spectators are not permitted. A virtual performance can have up to 25 people involved, including performers and people managing the recording or livestream.
- Restaurants can only serve dine-in customers until 9pm and must close by 10pm. Restaurants can continue to offer take-out, delivery and drive-thru service after 10pm.
- Liquor licensed (drinking) establishments (like bars, wineries, distillery tasting rooms and craft taprooms) can only serve dine-in customers until 9pm and must close by 10pm. Liquor licensed establishments can continue to offer take-out, delivery and drive-thru service after 10pm.
- Gathering limit with social distancing for meetings and training (indoors or outdoors) - 25 people maximum when meetings and training are hosted by a recognized business or organization, including:
- provincial and municipal governments
- private businesses and organizations
- first responder organizations (emergency first responders are exempt from social distancing when necessary)
- mental health and addictions support groups
- Long-term care facilities are closed to visitors except for designated caregivers. Residents of long-term care facilities can only leave the facility for medical and dental appointments. A designated caregiver can take a resident of a long-term care facility for a sightseeing car ride, but they can’t have additional passengers in the car or stop along the way (like stopping for shopping, visiting or going through a drive-thru).