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Dr. Hinshaw says Alberta in Covid-19 danger zone

Tuesday, 20 October 2020.

Dr. Hinshaw says Alberta in Covid-19 danger zone

“We really are at a point that is critical. What we know from looking around at other jurisdictions is that when Covid starts to spread widely it can very quickly escalate,” said Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, in her Tuesday update.  

“With respect to our current situation in the province, we have not seen that yet. Again, we thankfully have been able to bend the curve a little bit in Edmonton, but we are not out of the woods, so I would say right now we’re in a danger zone where the coming weeks will really tell that story …”

Covid-19 week in review

Friday, 16 October 2020.

Covid-19 week in review
Alberta has had increasing confirmations of new cases of Covid-19 and, today, has the highest hospitalization number seen in the province since the onset of the pandemic.
Pincher Creek and Crowsnest Pass remain free of confirmed cases of the virus at this time.