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Updated: Alberta predicting 400 to 6,600 deaths from COVID-19 in months to come

Updated: Alberta predicting 400 to 6,600 deaths from COVID-19 in months to come

Alberta reported 25 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, bringing the total to 1,373. There were two more deaths, bringing that number to 26.
Area lodges in compliance with new COVID-19 restrictions

Area lodges in compliance with new COVID-19 restrictions

New conditions announced today
Premier Kenney predicts 25 per cent unemployment in Alberta due to COVID-19

Premier Kenney predicts 25 per cent unemployment in Alberta due to COVID-19

Updated: Most visits banned at Alberta continuing- care homes to limit spread of COVID-19

Updated: Most visits banned at Alberta continuing- care homes to limit spread of COVID-19

First COVID-19 death in AHS central zone

First COVID-19 death in AHS central zone

Several Carstairs lodge residents in isolation as a precaution
Alberta ordering more masks for the public

Alberta ordering more masks for the public

Kenney said countries that have been successful in keeping the transmission of COVID-19 down have had widespread use of facemasks.
Alberta's COVID-19 modelling numbers to be released Tuesday

Alberta's COVID-19 modelling numbers to be released Tuesday

Alberta seniors part of expanded COVID-19 testing

Alberta seniors part of expanded COVID-19 testing

Albertans who meet the new criteria and want to be tested are asked to take the online assessment first, which will then let the know if they should call 811 to arrange to get a swab.
Alberta expands temporary layoff time limit from 60 to 120 days

Alberta expands temporary layoff time limit from 60 to 120 days

Kenney said the changes to temporary layoffs will be retroactive for any temporary layoffs related to COVID-19 that occurred on or after March 17.
98 new cases of COVID-19 in Alberta, one more death

98 new cases of COVID-19 in Alberta, one more death