Nova Scotia reports potential exposure to COVID-19 in Barrington Street Superstore

Alexa MacLean/Global Halifax

Nova Scotia health officials are advising of a potential exposure to COVID-19 at a grocery store in Halifax.

The province says a person who tested positive may have been infectious on Nov. 7 while visiting the Barrington Street Atlantic Superstore between 9 and 10 a.m.

“Anyone present at the location during this time is asked to monitor for symptoms of COVID-19,” says a press release.

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The province says anyone exposed may develop symptoms up to and including Nov. 21.

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Nearly a dozen potential coronavirus exposure locations have been identified in Halifax last week.

Read more: Nova Scotia reports new potential exposures, advises Bitter End patrons to get tested

Nova Scotians should do a self-assessment if, in the last 48 hours, they experienced a new or worsening fever or cough.

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In addition, self-assessment is advised if experiencing two or more of the following symptoms:

  • Sore throat
  • Runny nose
  • Headache
  • Shortness of breath

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