COVID-19: Alberta premier believes Omicron wave peaked, new measures to protect health system | FULL

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said he believes the province has reached and surpassed the peak of the fifth wave of COVID-19. “There are some hopeful signs but also need for caution,” Kenney said Thursday afternoon. However, the premier also noted that while the infections may have peaked, hospitalizations are expected to continue to increase for… Continue reading COVID-19: Alberta premier believes Omicron wave peaked, new measures to protect health system | FULL

COVID-19: Alberta announces further restrictions to reduce spread of Omicron variant | FULL

Alberta has announced new public health measures to fight the spread of the Omicron coronavirus variant. Starting at 12:01 a.m. Dec. 24 venues with a capacity over 1000 that are participating in the Restrictions Exemption Program will be reduced to 50 per cent capacity. There will also be no food or drink consumption in seated… Continue reading COVID-19: Alberta announces further restrictions to reduce spread of Omicron variant | FULL

COVID-19: Alberta reports 1,625 cases as Omicron spreads, top doctor says | FULL

Alberta’s chief public health officer, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, reported on Thursday a total of 1,625 new cases of COVID-19 as the Omicron variant spreads across provinces. She said the province’s positivity rate is standing at 13.6 per cent, with about 11,800 tests completed in the past 24 hours from her report. No deaths were reported… Continue reading COVID-19: Alberta reports 1,625 cases as Omicron spreads, top doctor says | FULL

Update on COVID-19 – May 5, 2021

Premier Jason Kenney and officials provide a recap of the new COVID-19 health measures being implemented in Alberta. Learn more: … source

Update on COVID-19 – March 22, 2021

Alberta’s chief medical officer of health and officials provide an update on COVID-19 and the ongoing work to protect public health. Learn more: … source

Alberta government cuts public jobs, spending in new budget | Power & Politics

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Coronavirus: Alberta continues public health measures despite downward trend | FULL

Alberta’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw announced during her daily update on COVID-19 Thursday that the province was not relaxing public … source