Spike in COVID-19 cases in New Brunswick prompts some to call for changes to Atlantic bubble


HALIFAX – With multiple outbreaks of COVID-19 in New Brunswick, the Maritimes are divided over whether to maintain the Atlantic bubble or tighten things up. “I think the bubble should stay, we should be watching what is happening in New Brunswick closely and if it continues to get worse, I am confident our public health officials will make the right decisions,” Mohammed said. Al-Hamdamn.

While the Atlantic bubble is still in place, some companies, such as a yoga studio in Halifax, are asking anyone who has been to New Brunswick recently to refrain from taking studio classes for the next two weeks or until. ‘until there is more information. about the epidemics there.

“I think we should tighten things up. We did so well in Nova Scotia, I would like it to continue, said Frances Wallace.

The premier of Nova Scotia says he is working with the best doctor in the province to determine what the next steps are for the Atlantic bubble.

“It’s a great reminder to continue to be vigilant, to wear our masks, to wash our hands, to keep our distance, and we can continue to keep the positive outlook for Atlantic Canada in the global community,” Stephen said. McNeil.

Prince Edward Island’s health director says there are no plans to tighten the restrictions.

“I’m not talking about the border closure today and I mean really, we want to keep this Atlantic bubble for as long as possible,” said Dr. Heather Morrison.

While some provinces are already starting to see the onset of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare professionals are urging people to stay vigilant and continue to follow public health protocols to slow the spread of the virus.


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