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21 Nov
NEW:

- a record 1336 new COVID cases on a 19239 tests (7.0% +)
- 9 new deaths, up to 471
- 320 in hospital (+10), 56 in ICU (-2)
- 11274 active cases (+619)

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New cases by region:

Edmonton zone: +718
Calgary zone: +435
Central: +68
South: +41
North: +53

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Active cases by region:

Edmonton zone: 4941 (+421)
Calgary zone: 4394 (+122)
Central: 605 (+41)
South: 592 (+23)
North: 661 (+10)

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20 Nov
"Our current situation is grim," says Dr. Deena Hinshaw, to start the presser on a dark note.
Hinshaw points to two men in their 30s who died this week as a result of COVID.

She adds while they had underlying issues, they weren't life threatening.

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1/4 in hospital, and 1/6 in ICU have *NO* pre-existing medical conditions.

Hinshaw adds that 1/4 of all adults over 20 years of age have a chronic condition.

10% have 2, and 8% have three or more.

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20 Nov
NEW:

- a record 1155 new COVID cases in Alberta
- 11 new deaths, now up to 462
- 310 in hospital (+26), 58 in ICU (-3)
- 10,655 active cases

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new cases by region:

Edmonton zone: +499
Calgary zone: +401
Central: +94
South: +93
North: +57

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Active cases by region:

Edmonton zone: 4520 (+132)
Calgary zone: 4272 (+53)
Central: 564 (+56)
South: 569 (+29)
North: 651 (+7)

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20 Nov
NEW:

PM Trudeau says businesses can start applying for the rent subsidy program on Monday, it is retroactive to October.

Wage subsidy has also been extended until next June.
NEW:

Trudeau says feds are providing over $120 million in immediate $$$ to Indigenous communities that are affected by outbreaks in Saskatchewan and Alberta.

It “will be used to support public health measures, food security, and other surge capacity needs.”

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App chat!

Trudeau encouraging peeps in Alberta and B.C. to download the COVID alert app, even though those provinces haven't come on board with it.

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19 Nov
NEW:

- 1,105 new COVID cases in Alberta
- 8 new deaths, now up to 451
- 284 in hospital (-3), 61 in ICU (+4)
- 10,382 active cases

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8 new deaths in Alberta, including another man in his 30s from the Edmonton zone:

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New cases by region:

Edmonton zone: +531
Calgary zone: +365
Central: +90
South: +67
North: +67

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18 Nov
RECAP:

- 732 new COVID cases in Alberta on 13000 tests (5.5% +)

- 11 new deaths, up to 443

- 10057 active cases (-11)

- 287 in hospital (+19), 57 in ICU (-)

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New cases by region:

Edmonton zone: +328
Calgary zone: +298
Central +41
South: +37
North: +27

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Active cases by region:

Edmonton zone: 4157 (+19)
Calgary zone: 4201 (-7)
Central: 454 (+13)
South: 532 (-16)
North: 628 (-17)

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18 Nov
BREAKING:

11 new deaths in Alberta, now up to 443.

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Hinshaw says a quarter of our 443 deaths have happened since November 1st.

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40% of all cases are linked to households, gathering or private event.

10% are continuing care. 4% to child care/schools.

3% are acute care outbreaks.

30% remain unknown.

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18 Nov
I don't know if I've ever craved a Sears Wish Book more than I do right now.
Still on the fence about what Sears Wish Book item tops my personal list this year.
Although knowing mom, she'll probably try to get away with slipping me some new threads under the tree.
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17 Nov
UPDATE:

- 860 new COVID cases on 12000 tests
- 264 in hospital, 57 in ICU
- 427 deaths (+20)
- 10,031 active cases (+1483 over past three days) Image
Cases increase over past three days:

Edmonton zone: +1144
Calgary: +1212
Central: +141
South: +143
North: +197

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Cases per 100k:

Airdrie: 448.5
Beaumont: 349.7
Edmonton: 323.9
Calgary: 248.8
Lethbridge: 169.7
Grande Prairie: 124.8
Red Deer: 109.5
Medicine Hat: 73.5

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16 Nov
NEW:

- 860 new COVID cases (12000 tests)
- 10031
- 263 in hospital, 57 in ICU

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BREAKING:

20 new deaths reported in Alberta due to COVID19, a new daily record.

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309 schools have alerts/outbreaks (13% of all schools)

1046 active cases in total

65 are on watch list (5+ cases)

151 schools have had in-school transmission.

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23 Mar
BREAKING: Premier Jason Kenney announces they are reversing the increase to the education tax, stays at 2019 levels.

Saves $55M for homewoners, 32M for business.

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Employers will only be responsible for 50% of the property tax due this year, as Kenney says they will deferred for now.

Says over $400M will remain with employers for next months.
Kenney encourages real estate companies to pass these deferrals onto renters.
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21 Mar
BREAKING:

Alberta has 31 new cases, now at 226 total cases

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11 are hospitalized, 6 in ICU- that's one more since yesterday.

No additional deaths.

No more recoveries as of yet- 3 total patients have recovered to date. #yeg #yyc #ableg
Dr. Marcia Johnson thanking people for adhering to public health protocols on the weekend.

Reminds people they can still go to places of worship if they are open and adhere to gathering limits. If you're sick, stay home.
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