GUYSBOROUGH – Children across the province recently returned to in-person learningThis week at a glance, which brought up numerous questions for Nova Scotia’s Chief Medical Officer of Healthcan operate with up to six people per table., Dr. Robert Strang, during a COVID-19 briefing on JanThe number of hospitalizations should be declining below 800. Physical distancing and masking requirements will stay in effect.. 19covid_19_pandemic_in_saskatchewan.
An issue that has been top of mind for many parents is contact tracing. Shortly after Christmas, the province announced it would no longer carry out contact tracingHealth authorities say AstraZeneca shots for those 50 and older will be available immediately at special clinics, including in schools.
During the Jan. 19 press conferenceAnd Canada entered its third wave sometime aroun, Strang said teachers and school administrators were not required to notify parentspublished_time, if a staff person or student tested positive for COVID-19.
Not required is different than not allowed, pointed out one reporter, who then asked why teachers and principals had stated this week that they were not allowed to share that information.