Alberta COVID-19 Update

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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Hospitalizations jump as Alberta records 1,799 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday

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

Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 jumped Wednesday as the province identified 1,799 new cases of the disease. There are now 737 people in hospital with COVID-19 across Alberta, an increase from 705 people in hospital Tuesday. Of the 737 people in hospital, 169 are being treated for COVID in intensive …

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Alberta reports another 1,597 cases of COVID-19 Monday, 158 in ICU

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

Alberta confirmed another 1,597 cases of COVID-19 on Monday, bringing the province’s active case count to 25,438. Over the last 24 hours, the province conducted 13,921 COVID-19 tests and identified another 406 cases of COVID-19 variants. Variants now make up at least 42 per cent of active cases across …

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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 confirms 1,980 new cases of COVID-19 Friday; vaccine doses reach 1.8M

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

Alberta Health reported an additional 1,980 cases of COVID-19 on Friday. That brings the province’s active case total to 24,850. There were 659 people in hospital receiving care for COVID-19. Of those, 150 were in the ICU. Read more: Kenney announces COVID-19 vaccine partnership between Alberta and Montana Of the active …

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Hinshaw to provide Alberta COVID-19 update Thursday afternoon

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

Dr. Deena Hinshaw is scheduled to provide a COVID-19 update for Albertans on Thursday afternoon. The province’s chief medical officer of health is scheduled to speak at 3:30 p.m. Her news conference will be streamed live in this post. Read more: 3 Albertans under 50 reported dead from COVID-19 …

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Dr. Deena Hinshaw providing Alberta COVID-19 update Tuesday afternoon

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

Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw will provide a provincial COVID-19 update Tuesday afternoon. On Monday, Premier Jason Kenney announced the province was easing restrictions on long-term and other continuing care congregate living settings as of May 10. According to the province, active cases in long-term …

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Alberta won’t offer AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to those aged 30+ yet due to supply

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Alberta will not be lowering the age eligibility for the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine at this time, despite new recommendations from Canada’s National Advisory Committee on Immunization. Health Minister Tyler Shandro cited limited supply as the reason Alberta will not offer the vaccine beyond the 40-plus age group that is …

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Dr. Deena Hinshaw to provide COVID-19 update Thursday afternoon

Dr. Deena Hinshaw to provide COVID-19 update Thursday afternoon

Albertans are scheduled to received another COVID-19 update Thursday afternoon from Dr. Deena Hinshaw. The chief medical officer of health is scheduled to speak at 3:30 p.m. Her news conference will be streamed live in this story post. Read more: Alberta passes legislation allowing for 3-hour paid leave so …

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