Phase 2B vaccine appointments available through Alberta Health Services
Alberta / covid 19

Phase 2B vaccine appointments available through Alberta Health Services

News ReleasePhase 2B vaccine appointments available through AHS Albertans born in 1963 or earlier with underlying health conditions now have another way to get the COVID-19 vaccine. As part of Phase 2B of Alberta’s vaccine rollout, anyone born in 1963 or earlier with eligible health conditions can now book appointments with Alberta Health Services (AHS) … Continue reading

‘We are currently investigating a significant #COVID19AB outbreak in Alberta involving P.1 variants of concern (the variant that originated in Brazil), linked to a returning traveller’, tweets Dr.Deena Hinshaw
Alberta / covid 19

‘We are currently investigating a significant #COVID19AB outbreak in Alberta involving P.1 variants of concern (the variant that originated in Brazil), linked to a returning traveller’, tweets Dr.Deena Hinshaw

Dr.Deena Hinshaw tweets: We are currently investigating a significant #COVID19AB outbreak in Alberta involving P.1 variants of concern (the variant that originated in Brazil), linked to a returning traveller. (1/4) Health officials are working hard to limit future spread and reaching out directly to those at risk of exposure. AHS will ensure that anyone at … Continue reading

covid 19 / Philippines

UK bans Pinoys, travelers from PH as precaution vs. new variants

By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora  MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Visitors from the Philippines cannot enter the United Kingdom starting April 9 after the country was included on the “red list” travel ban, British Ambassador to Manila Daniel Pruce announced online Friday. New restrictions will come into effect by 4 a.m. (UK time) next Friday and … Continue reading

322 additional cases of variants of concern, bringing  provincial total to 4,377; 875 new Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours
Alberta / covid 19

322 additional cases of variants of concern, bringing  provincial total to 4,377; 875 new Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours

News ReleaseUpdate 209: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (April 1, 4:15 p.m.) This long weekend, do not attend indoor social gatherings and strictly follow all public health guidelines to protect the health system and reduce the spread of COVID-19. Latest updates Over the last 24 hours, 875 new cases were identified. There are 292 people in … Continue reading

covid 19 / Philippines

Reported Covid-19 cases seen to rise with antigen test: DOH

By Ma. Teresa Montemayor   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – The inclusion of rapid antigen test results on the official list of positive Covid-19 cases would lead to higher number of new confirmed infections, a health official said Wednesday. “Isasama natin ito sa ating (We’ll include these [results] on our) official list of positive cases but we’ll have … Continue reading

NDP RENEWS CALL FOR PUBLIC INQUIRY INTO OUTBREAK AT MEAT PLANTS
Alberta / covid 19

NDP RENEWS CALL FOR PUBLIC INQUIRY INTO OUTBREAK AT MEAT PLANTS

News Release NDP RENEWS CALL FOR PUBLIC INQUIRY INTO OUTBREAK AT MEAT PLANTS EDMONTON – The Alberta NDP is renewing its call for a full public inquiry into the tragic COVID-19 outbreaks at Cargill and other processing plants in the wake of documents showing the UCP government withheld critical information from workers about the risk … Continue reading

Alberta temporarily pausing AstraZeneca use in Albertans aged 55 and younger;  545 new cases identified in last 24 hours
Alberta / covid 19

Alberta temporarily pausing AstraZeneca use in Albertans aged 55 and younger;  545 new cases identified in last 24 hours

News Release Update 208: COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (March 29, 4:45 p.m.) As Phase 2B of the vaccine program begins, Alberta is temporarily pausing AstraZeneca use in Albertans aged 55 and younger. Continue to follow all public health guidelines in place to protect each other and the health-care system. Latest updates Over the last 24 … Continue reading

covid 19 / Philippines

PH not only country under lockdown: Duterte

By Azer Parrocha   File photo MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – Amid criticisms over his decision to place Metro Manila and four nearby provinces under the strictest quarantine status anew, President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said the Philippines is not the only country under a lockdown. Speaking in a pre-recorded public address, Duterte said many countries including … Continue reading