Alberta COVID-19

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 1,140 new COVID-19 cases, 3 more deaths on Sunday

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

Alberta Health confirmed 1,140 new COVID-19 cases and three more deaths from the disease on Sunday. The deaths were a man in his 80s in the Calgary zone with comorbidities and two men in their 70s in the Edmonton zone — one with comorbidities and the other with no …

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Calgary mayoral candidate Kevin J. Johnston arrested after illegal public gathering: police

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

Police say they’ve arrested Calgary mayoral candidate Kevin J. Johnston after he was found to have attended an illegal public gathering earlier Saturday. According to a statement from Calgary Police Service, the morning event that Johnston attended violated an Alberta Health Services order that placed “restrictions on organizers of …

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Alberta reports 1,195 new COVID-19 cases, 3 more deaths on Saturday

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

Alberta Health confirmed 1,195 new COVID-19 cases and three more deaths from the disease on Saturday. Three men died: one in his 40s in the Calgary zone without comorbidities, one in his 70s in the Calgary zone with comorbidities and one in his 80s in the North zone with …

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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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Are you exempt from Alberta’s COVID-19 face mask law? You now need proof

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

Alberta will now require anyone who has a medical exemption for wearing a face mask in public indoor places amid the COVID-19 pandemic to carry a letter of proof stating the reason they’re exempt. Officials have also honed a list of conditions that qualify. Chief medical officer of health …

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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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Four people ticketed after hundreds attend anti-lockdown rally at Alberta cafe: RCMP

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By The Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 12, 2021 1:59 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ RCMP say they ticketed four people after an anti-lockdown rally was attended by …

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Alberta program allows small and medium business to apply for COVID-19 rapid tests

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

Small and medium businesses can now get access to COVID-19 rapid testing kits through their local chamber of commerce. According to a Wednesday news release from the province, interested businesses can apply to receive the kits directly from their chamber. “This partnership gives businesses another leg up to move …

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Alberta stops giving first doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

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

Alberta has stopped administering first doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. In a statement Tuesday, Alberta Health spokesperson Tom McMillan said since there are no known future shipments of AstraZeneca at this time, a determination was made to utilize the remaining supply as second doses. Read more: Alberta ‘temporarily …

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