COVID Information

Phase 5 in effect

  • No gathering limits for events hosted by a business or organization (like arts and culture events, festivals, special events, sports, performing arts, weddings, funerals and faith gatherings.
  • Informal social gatherings not hosted by a business or organization – up to 25 people indoors and up to 50 people outdoors without social distancing and masks. Masks may be required if you’re in an indoor public place with mask requirements (like a restaurant or event).
  • Visitors at long-term care facilities need to wear a mask.
  • Mask requirements for indoor public places and public transportation remain in place.
  • No social distancing requirements for businesses, services and gatherings.
  • Self-isolation requirements and testing requirements remain in place.

Nova Scotia Covid Information

  • You need proof of full vaccination to participate in discretionary, non-essential events and activities that gather people together (like going to restaurants, movies, sports events, theatre performances, social events and the gym). Proof of vaccination isn’t required for children 11 and younger (they can attend events and activities with a fully vaccinated adult). Learn more: what’s considered fully vaccinated.
  • Everyone who travels from another Canadian province or territory (outside Nova Scotia) needs to complete the Safe Check-in Form and may need to self-isolate when they arrive in or return to the province. Self-isolation requirements are based on vaccination status and testing.