Alberta COVID-19 cases

Kenney, Hinshaw, Yiu providing COVID-19 update Monday afternoon

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

The premier, chief medical officer of health and the president of Alberta Health Services will be speaking publicly early Monday afternoon, providing an update on measures to protect public health during the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. The news conference will be streamed live here at 1 p.m. …

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Alberta reports 1,433 additional COVID-19 infections Friday, 5 more deaths

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

Alberta reported 1,433 new COVID-19 infections on Friday, along with five additional deaths linked to the virus. The province had a total of 23,873 active cases with 713 people being treated in hospital and 177 of them needing ICU care. Read more: Alberta surpasses 2M COVID-19 vaccine doses administered …

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Alberta confirms 2,042 new COVID-19 cases, 2 more deaths on Saturday

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

Alberta Health reported 2,042 new COVID-19 cases and two more deaths from the disease on Saturday. A man in his 60s in the North zone without comorbidities and a woman in her 80s in the Central zone with comorbidities died, the province said. On Saturday, Alberta identified 406 variant …

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Alberta’s current COVID-19 status worse than every province and state: Former top doctor

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

While other provinces in Canada are getting a handle on the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Alberta is heading in the wrong direction. The province reported more than 2,000 daily cases for three consecutive days last week, reaching the highest single-day total since the start of the pandemic …

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Hospitalizations rise sharply as Alberta reports 1,690 new COVID-19 cases Friday

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Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 are on the rise in Alberta. There were 549 people in hospital with COVID-19 on Friday. Of those, 125 are being treated in intensive care. That’s a jump from Thursday, when 518 Albertans were in hospital with COVID-19. The increase comes as Alberta reported 1,690 …

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Alberta health minister to join Dr. Deena Hinshaw for COVID-19 update Monday afternoon

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Alberta’s chief medical officer of health and the province’s health minister are scheduled to provide an update on COVID-19 on Monday afternoon. Dr. Deena Hinshaw is set to speak at 3:30 p.m., and will be joined by Health Minister Tyler Shandro. The media availability will be streamed live in …

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Alberta’s Dr. Hinshaw to provide COVID-19 update Tuesday afternoon

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Alberta’s chief medical officer of health is scheduled to provide an update on COVID-19 on Tuesday afternoon. Dr. Deena Hinshaw is set to hold a media availability at 3:30 p.m. The news conference will be streamed live in this story post. Read more: Alberta reports 474 new COVID-19 infections …

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Some Alberta businesses prepare to reopen as restrictions ease; 750 COVID-19 cases identified Sunday

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As Alberta added 750 additional cases of COVID-19, 1,210 new recoveries and 19 new fatalities on Sunday, some businesses are preparing to open Monday under the province’s latest round of relaxed restrictions. Last Thursday, Health Minister Tyler Shandro announced starting Jan. 18, personal and wellness services may reopen but …

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Alberta adds 717 new COVID-19 cases, 15 additional deaths as active case total rises Saturday

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Alberta added 717 new cases of COVID-19 and 15 more fatalities on Saturday. Despite the lower new case numbers in the province — one month ago, the daily increase sat at over 1,200 — Saturday’s new cases outweighed new recoveries. In Saturday’s update, the province had a total of …

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Alberta reports 1,183 new COVID-19 cases Friday, 24 additional deaths

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Alberta reported 1,183 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, along with 24 additional deaths from the disease. As of Friday afternoon, there were 851 people in hospital with COVID-19, 135 of whom were being treated in intensive care. The new cases come one day after Premier Jason Kenney announced …

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