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Alberta teachers, school staff should be tested before classes start: Hinshaw

Alberta teachers, school staff should be tested before classes start: Hinshaw

Hinshaw reported one more COVID-19 death and 121 new cases of the illness
Alberta reports downward COVID-19 trend with 56 cases and 2 new deaths

Alberta reports downward COVID-19 trend with 56 cases and 2 new deaths

"The hard truth is that we will likely still be fighting COVID-19 in 2021," Hinshaw said.
Canada signs deals with Pfizer, Moderna to get doses of COVID-19 vaccines

Canada signs deals with Pfizer, Moderna to get doses of COVID-19 vaccines

Phase 3 trial results are expected in the fall
Alberta sees dip in COVID-19 cases: Hinshaw

Alberta sees dip in COVID-19 cases: Hinshaw

Bylaws requiring masks be worn in public places went into effect in Edmonton and Calgary on Saturday
Updated: Alberta mandating masks for students and staff when schools reopen in September

Updated: Alberta mandating masks for students and staff when schools reopen in September

Students in Grades 4 to 12 and staff will be required to wear masks in common areas, hallways and on buses
Five more COVID-19 deaths at Edmonton care home, 113 new cases in province

Five more COVID-19 deaths at Edmonton care home, 113 new cases in province

Alberta has 1,408 active COVID-19 cases. Of those, 91 are in hospital and 18 are in intensive care.
Alberta municipalities get $1-billion boost as pandemic thrashes finances

Alberta municipalities get $1-billion boost as pandemic thrashes finances

A fiscal update is expected in about a month, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney said
Alberta reports 8 new COVID-19 deaths, 5 at Edmonton long-term care home

Alberta reports 8 new COVID-19 deaths, 5 at Edmonton long-term care home

304 new coronavirus cases in past three days
Edmonton makes masks mandatory on public transit, at city facilities

Edmonton makes masks mandatory on public transit, at city facilities

City council will meet again next Wednesday to consider a bylaw to require face coverings in all indoor spaces
Alberta's chief health officer says increase in COVID-19 cases a wake-up call

Alberta's chief health officer says increase in COVID-19 cases a wake-up call

"Two weeks ago, we had seven Albertans in the ICU, now we have triple that number," said Dr. Deena Hinshaw