Potential COVID-19 exposure list for May 29

Nova Scotia Health Public Health is advising of potential exposure to COVID-19 at locations in Central and Eastern Zones, various Halifax Transit routes and one flight. In addition to media releases, all potential exposure notifications are listed here.

Anyone who worked at or visited the following locations on the specified dates and times should click here to book a COVID-19 test, regardless of whether or not they have symptoms. You can also call 811 if you don’t have online access, or if you have other symptoms that concern you.

For the following locations, if you do not have any symptoms of COVID-19 you do not need to self-isolate while you wait for your test result. If you have symptoms of COVID-19 you are required to self-isolate while you wait for your test result, as are the other members of your household.

  • Burrito Jax (3117 Kempt Road, Halifax) on May 22 between 3:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named dates may develop symptoms up to, and including June 5.
  • Sobeys Queen Street (1120 Queen St, Halifax) on:
    • May 26 between 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m.
    • May 27 between 7 a.m. and 6:15 p.m.
    • May 28 between 11:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.
    • It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named dates may develop symptoms up to, and including June 11.
  • Dollarama (16 Dentith Road, Halifax) on May 27 between 6:45 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named dates may develop symptoms up to, and including June 10.
  • Walmart (80 Sydney Port Access Road, Sydney) on May 22 between 6:15 a.m. and 4 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named dates may develop symptoms up to, and including June 5.
  • NSLC (65 Keltic Drive, Sydney River) on May 27 between 3:15 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named dates may develop symptoms up to, and including June 10.
  • Walmart (65 Keltic Drive, Sydney River) on May 27 between 3:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus at this location on the named dates may develop symptoms up to, and including June 10.

Regardless of whether or not you have COVID-19 symptoms, any passengers who were on the following transit routes for at least 15 minutes on the named dates and times are required to self-isolate while waiting for their test result. If you get a negative result, you do not need to keep self-isolating, however, you are asked to get retested 6-8 and 10-12 days after this exposure. If you get a positive result, you will be contacted by Public Health about what to do next.

  • Halifax Transit Route #82 (First Lake) which runs from Sackville Terminal to Cobequid Terminal, on May 26 between 9:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, June 9.
  • Halifax Transit Route #182 (First Lake Express) which runs from Cobequid Terminal to Barrington and Duke, on May 27 between 8 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, June 10.
  • Halifax Transit Route #51 (Windmill) which runs from Burnside to Bridge Terminal, on May 27 between 9:30 a.m. and 9:45 a.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, June 10.
  • Halifax Transit Route #3 (Crosstown) which runs from Bridge Terminal to Lacewood Terminal, on May 27 between 9:50 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, June 10.

Anyone who was on the following flight in the specified rows and seats should click here to book a COVID-19 test, regardless of whether or not they have COVID-19 symptoms. You can also call 811 if you don’t have online access or if you have other symptoms that concern you. All other passengers on this flight should continue to self-isolate as required and monitor for signs and symptoms of COVID-19.

  • Air Canada 612 travelling on May 26 from Toronto (5:09 p.m.) to Halifax (8:12 p.m.). Passengers in rows 22-28, seats C, D, E and F. It is anticipated that anyone exposed to the virus on this flight on the named date may develop symptoms up to, and including, June 9.

Please note: Those being tested are encouraged to sign up for email notification of negative test results. To be eligible, you need to bring a provincial health card with you to your testing appointment. It can take up to 72 hours to receive test results. It is not unusual for two or more family members to be tested at the same time and receive results at different times.

Do not go directly to a COVID-19 assessment centre without being directed to do so. Please book an appointment online or call 811 and do not go to a pop-up rapid testing location.

Currently, anyone who traveled outside of Nova Scotia is expected to self-isolate alone for 14 days after arriving. If a person returning from non-essential travel outside of Nova Scotia is unable to isolate alone, then everyone in the home where they are isolating will have to self-isolate as well.

When Nova Scotia Health Public Health makes a public notification it is not in any way a reflection on the behaviour or activities of those named in the notification.

All Nova Scotians are advised to continue monitoring for COVID-19 symptoms and are urged to follow Public Health guidelines on how to access care. Up to date information about COVID-19 is available at novascotia.ca/coronavirus.ca

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