Statement from Minister Shandro
Minister of Health Tyler Shandro issued the following statement on the passing of a health-care worker in Alberta due to COVID-19:
“I’m deeply saddened to hear that an Alberta health-care worker has passed away as a result of COVID-19.
“I want to extend my condolences to this person’s family, friends, loved ones and colleagues at this difficult time.
“Health-care workers are doing all they can to protect the people they care for, their co-workers, and themselves. The dedication and remarkable commitment I’ve witnessed from health-care workers throughout the pandemic has never wavered – you have stepped up for this province in a time of need.
“The tragedy of this loss will be felt across the system, and by those who were cared for by this individual and their co-workers. Their service will not be forgotten.”