Coronavirus: Halifax’s Scotiabank Centre closed until further notice

The Scotiabank Centre in Halifax is closed to events and the public until further notice as the Nova Scotia government has limited all public gatherings to no more than 50 people.

The centre announced the temporary closure in a social media statement on Wednesday morning.

“This is an unprecedented circumstance that impacts our employees and customers,” the statement reads. “We are actively working to support them during this time.”

At a press briefing on Tuesday, Premier Stephen McNeil announced the reduction of gatherings from a maximum of 150 people to 50.

He also said restaurants will be takeout only and all drinking establishments will be closed.

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