Alberta COVID-19 Cases Are Skyrocketing & Justin Trudeau Just Promised To Help
“We are taking this seriously."
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced at a public address on Monday, October 5, that federal help is being offered as cases ofcontinue to rise.
At the press conference, Trudeau announced that the Canadian Government has signed an agreement with Alberta to help its public health unit handle testing and contact tracing backlog.
Canada recently released a As of Monday, October 5, our province has recorded the highest case count since May 8.that shows parts of Alberta as being some of the worst spots in all of the country.
Active COVID-19 cases in Alberta
As for the provincial address on Monday, October 5, Dr. Deena Hinshaw expressed concern over the rise in cases across Alberta, but particularly in Edmonton. The capital city has 982 of the total active cases in our province.
“We are taking this seriously and looking closely at what causes are driving this increase that we are seeing,” Hinshaw said.
Alberta'sthat there are 149 schools are dealing with active alerts or outbreaks, which is about 6% of all schools in the province.
“These schools have 319 active cases. This includes 65 schools on outbreaks, including 10 on the watch list," said Hinshaw.
She added thathas likely contributed to one or more cases in only 18 schools.
The Government of Alberta haswith the latest information on cases and outbreaks in schools across the province.