News release

Nova Scotia Reports One School-based Case of COVID-19

Nova Scotia has identified a case of COVID-19 today, Dec. 3, at Citadel High School, in Halifax, in Central Zone.

The school had been closed to students today as a professional development and virtual parent/teacher day. It will remain closed Friday, Dec. 4 and Monday, Dec. 7. A deep cleaning will take place, and students will learn from home during the closure. Students and staff will receive an update Monday.

As with any positive case, public health will be in touch with any close contacts of this case and advise of next steps. Everyone who is a close contact will be notified, tested and asked to self-isolate for 14 days.

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