Alberta’s top doctor says ‘Open for Summer’ plan set stage for 4th wave of COVID-19

As Alberta hospitals struggle to keep up with rising COVID-19 case numbers, the province’s chief medical officer of health has suggested the surge is because most health restrictions were removed … Read More

Alberta’s current COVID-19 status worse than every province and state: Former top doctor

While other provinces in Canada are getting a handle on the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Alberta is heading in the wrong direction. The province reported more than 2,000 … Read More

Officials confirm Canada’s 1st case of South African variant of COVID-19 detected in Alberta

The Public Health Agency of Canada confirmed late Friday night that the country’s first case of the South African variant of COVID-19 has been detected in Alberta. On Friday afternoon, … Read More

Alberta reports estimated 1,100 cases of COVID-19 on Christmas Eve

Alberta reported roughly 1,100 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, in the first of a series of modified data updates the province will be posting over the holidays. An estimated … Read More

Minimizing surge in COVID-19 cases ‘a real mistake,’ experts say

Infectious disease specialists say a recent surge in COVID-19 cases that surpasses a spike last spring must not be shrugged off as merely a byproduct of increased testing. “I think … Read More