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COVID-19 UPDATE – April 21, 2020

As of April 21, Alberta Health has confirmed 187 new cases in Alberta. Testing is now available to everyone in Alberta if they exhibit symptoms. Individuals need to go online and do a self assessment before calling Health Link 811.…
COVID-19 UPDATE – April 20, 2020

As of April 20, Alberta Health has confirmed 241 new cases in Alberta. Testing is now available to everyone in Alberta if they exhibit symptoms. Individuals need to go online and do a self assessment before calling Health Link 811.…
COVID-19 WEEKEND UPDATE – April 19, 2020

As of April 19, Alberta Health has confirmed 241 new cases in Alberta (April 18 yielded 165 new cases). Testing is now available to everyone in Alberta if they exhibit symptoms. Individuals need to go online and do a self…
COVID-19 UPDATE – April 17, 2020

As of April 17, Alberta Health has confirmed 239 new cases in Alberta. This is attributed to increased testing. Testing is now available to everyone in Alberta if they exhibit symptoms. Individuals need to go online and do a self…
COVID-19 UPDATE – April 16, 2020

As of April 16, Alberta Health has confirmed 162 new cases in Alberta. Testing is now available to everyone in Alberta if they exhibit symptoms. Individuals need to go online and do a self assessment before calling Health Link 811.…
COVID-19 UPDATE – April 15, 2020

As of April 15, Alberta Health has confirmed 126 new cases in Alberta. This is attributed to increased testing. Testing is now available to everyone in Alberta if they exhibit symptoms. Individuals need to go online and do a self…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Two more annual events in Big Lakes County have been cancelled over restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic. At its regular meeting April 8, council scrapped the county barbecue scheduled for June 18 and the seventh annual…
COVID-19 UPDATE – April 14, 2020

As of April 14, Alberta Health has confirmed 138 new cases in Alberta. This is attributed to increased testing. Testing is now available to everyone. Previously, testing was limited to frontline workers, emergency workers, seniors or immune compromised, especially those…
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Chris CleggSouth Peace News COVID-19 can’t be used as threat Members of the Alberta RCMP have reported being threatened in the context of the current COVID-19 pandemic.In the past several days, RCMP officers have reported being threatened and being coughed…
COVID-19 UPDATE – April 13, 2020

As of April 13, Alberta Health has confirmed 82 new cases in Alberta. There has been 2 new cases in the North Zone in the last 24 hours. They are both in the City of Fort McMurray. There are 105…
COVID-19 UPDATE – April 12, 2020

As of April 12, Alberta Health has confirmed 82 new cases in Alberta. There has been 6 new cases in the North Zone in the last 48 hours. There are 103 cases in the North Zone, 1651 cases in Alberta,…
COVID-19 UPDATE – April 10, 2020

As of April 10, Alberta Health has confirmed 49 new cases in Alberta. This has been attributed to a syncing issue between the labs and the data services. There is still about a 2% positivity rate which is consistent. There…

An Open letter to:Honorable Jason Kenny, Premier of AlbertaHonourable Kaycee Madu, Minister of Municipal AffairsHonourable Tyler Shandro, Minister of HealthDr. Deena Hinshaw, Chief Medical OfficerHonourable Jason Nixon, Minister of Environment and ParksHonourable Tanya Fir, Minister of Economic Development, Trade and…
COVID-19 UPDATE – April 9, 2020

UPDATED: The amount of cases for the USA has been corrected. April 9, 2020 – 7:23 PM MST. As of April 9, Alberta Health has confirmed 28 new cases in Alberta. There has been 2 new cases in the North…

Chris Clegg South Peace News Six cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed at J.B. Wood Continuing Care in High Prairie. The news was officially announced to media April 9, although a letter to staff was circulated earlier in the week…