Alberta coronavirus restrictions

Alberta doctors say COVID-19 numbers bring ‘cautious optimism’ amid rising ICU admissions

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

For three days in a row, the daily COVID-19 case count in Alberta showed a decrease, and active cases also appear to be on the decline. That’s welcome news to two Alberta doctors who say it shows, at least for now, that restrictions as well as ramped up vaccinations …

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Alberta businesses brace for 3rd round of COVID-19 restrictions, closures

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Monday marks the first day of the third closure of personal wellness services and all in-person dining in Alberta, as a means of slowing the spread of COVID-19 in the province. Premier Jason Kenney announced Tuesday that more public health measures would be implemented as Alberta has seen its …

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Jason Kenney to field questions on new COVID-19 rules on Wednesday morning

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney and key members of his United Conservative cabinet are set to provide more details and answer questions Wednesday morning on new COVID-19 health restrictions. Kenney introduced tougher rules during a province-wide address on Tuesday night but didn’t take questions from reporters. The changes include closing …

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COVID-19: Doctor, businesses react to new Alberta restrictions

Halifax teachers breathe a ‘sigh of relief’ over shift to online learning, union president says

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney announced new restrictions on Tuesday, moving students online and closing patios among other measures amid a spike in COVID-19 cases. Read more: Schools go online as Alberta adds more COVID-19 restrictions for 3 weeks Dr. Stephanie Smith, an infectious disease physician at the University of …

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Kenney, other officials to join Hinshaw Tuesday afternoon for COVID-19 update

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One day after Alberta’s chief medical officer of health said the current COVID-19 restrictions were not working, Premier Jason Kenney and other provincial officials are set to join her for Tuesday’s update. On Monday, Dr. Deena Hinshaw said she believes additional restrictions are needed to bend the curve, and …

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Alberta government expected to announce new COVID-19 restrictions Tuesday

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Following a record-breaking weekend of COVID-19 cases in the province, Global News has learned the Alberta government is set to announce new restrictions Tuesday. Government sources said the priorities implementation cabinet committee is meeting today to discuss options on stricter measures in the province. Officials told Global News the …

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Stronger COVID-19 measures necessary in Alberta: Masks4Canada

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A Canadian organization is calling for stronger measures to deal with the spread of COVID-19 in Alberta after the province instituted new restrictions on Thursday. Masks4Canada — an alliance of doctors and concerned citizens — said the new measures in Alberta “fall far short of what’s necessary to address …

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Lethbridge businesses discuss impacts of new COVID-19 restrictions – Lethbridge

Lethbridge businesses discuss impacts of new COVID-19 restrictions - Lethbridge

On Thursday, the government of Alberta announced new restrictions to deal with the rising number of cases of COVID-19 in the province. The new measures will impact gathering sizes, restaurants, fitness classes, churches and more. During a news conference in which he spoke via teleconference, Premier Jason Kenney said …

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Alberta reports 919 new COVID-19 cases Saturday, 5 deaths

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One day after premier Jason Kenney asked Albertans to voluntarily stop hosting social gatherings at home, the province has added another 919 new cases of COVID-19. There have also been another five people in the province who have lost their lives, all of whom were seniors either in hospital …

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