NS, NWT announce new rules for students re-entering after holidays

December 22, 2020
Nova Scotia and the Northwest Territories are attempting to curb the spread of COVID-19 through new rules around students re-entering the regions after the holiday break. Starting on January 4th, Students returning to NS after the holidays are required to have a COVID-19 test 6 to 8 days after arriving in NS. Even if students are asymptomatic and test negative, they must additionally complete 14 days of self-isolation. Students returning to NWT must also self-isolate for 14 days; if they are unable to isolate at home, they must stay in an isolation centre. NWT has agreed to cover the costs of the isolation centre stay for students who travelled for education or training. NS | CBC (NS | NWT)