- The Eastern Zone has reported Nova Scotia's first COVID-19 death—and has 27 confirmed cases as of April 6.
"This virus is dangerous. We have to work to slow it down to protect ourselves, those we love and everyone in our communities so that no other family has to suffer a loss like this," said premier Stephen McNeil in the release.
On Sunday NS saw its highest spike in reported cases since the outbreak began, and has now expanded testing beyond travel or a connection to someone who travelled.
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