Beachgoers crowd Sylvan Lake despite pandemic rules: ‘COVID-19 is still here’

A photo of Sylvan Lake, Alta., shared on Twitter Saturday is gaining attention online — for the lack of attention beachgoers paid to the COVID-19 pandemic. The photo shows a packed beach, with some groups clearly not adhering to social…

Alberta confirms 46 additional cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday

Alberta Health announced an additional 46 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the province’s total confirmed cases to 8,436. One additional death was also recorded. A man in his 80s in the South zone has died. Alberta Health said…

Some Alberta pharmacies are testing for coronavirus, but you’ll have to call around

Albertans can now head to one of 20 local pharmacies to be tested for the coronavirus, but you’ll have to phone around to find a location that’s offering testing. Related News On June 25, Alberta Health Minister Tyler Shandro announced…

Alberta confirms 47 additional cases of COVID-19, 2 more deaths

There were another 47 cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Alberta on Tuesday. That brings the total number of confirmed cases in the province to 8,436 since the middle of March. Two additional deaths have also been added to the online…

130 new COVID-19 cases in Alberta since Friday

Since the last provincial update on Friday, the province has confirmed an additional 130 new cases of COVID-19 across the province. On July 3, there were 29 new cases, 52 new cases were confirmed for July 4 and 49 cases…

Alberta confirms 57 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday

Alberta Health announced another 57 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the province on Friday. That means there has been 8,259 confirmed cases in Alberta since mid-March. Read more: City taking COVID-19 precautions as Edmonton rec centres get set to reopen…

Premier Jason Kenney on southern Alberta infrastructure, rural doctors

Alberta Premier Jason Kenney sat down with Global Lethbridge anchor Liam Nixon to talk about a wide range of issues affecting southern Alberta, including new money for infrastructure and agriculture upgrades, rural doctors, the COVID-19 pandemic and the controversy over…

Alberta health officials to update province’s coronavirus situation Thursday afternoon

Albertans can expect to be updated on the province’s coronavirus situation and response Thursday afternoon. Dr. Deena Hinshaw is scheduled to provide an update at 3:30 p.m. The chief medical officer of health’s news conference will be streamed live in…

COVID-19 outbreaks linked to 4 Edmonton restaurants

Dr. Deena Hinshaw said of the four COVID-19 outbreaks linked to Edmonton restaurants, 15 cases were traced back to Greta Bar, six are associated with Earls Tin Palace, 10 are linked to The Pint downtown, and nine with Local on…