1549 New COVID-19 Cases, 5 Deaths

Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said Friday she was preparing new recommendations for the province to consider.

 

AHS reported 1549 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, with 5 deaths.  

328 Albertans are in Hospital, with 62 in ICU

As of November 23, there are 5,991 active cases in the Edmonton Zone, with 4,845 in Calgary zone.

With COVID-19 cases continuing to rise, Alberta's Chief Medical officer of health said more safety measures will be introduced Tuesday.

During her update Monday, Hinshaw said "I need your help and we all need to work together, we all need to reduce our social and cohort interactions now"

The Premier did not make a statement over the weekend about the spike in cases, and last appeared at a briefing 11 days ago when he announced temporary restrictions on group sports, fitness, amateur arts performances, and curfews on restaurant liquor sales and dine-in service. Those restrictions are set to be in effect until Friday.

Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson says the city's emergency management committee will meet Friday and if there aren't stronger provincial measures announced on Tuesday,  the city will look at putting in its own measures.

The Premier’s Office said Kenney will join Dr Hinshaw at the Tuesday press conference.

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