COVID-19 in Edmonton: The town is rolling out new well being guidelines as circumstances proceed to rise
Currently, COVID-19 in Edmonton accounts for more than half of the cases in Alberta.
On Thursday, October 15, the City of Edmonton issued a press release listing some “new measures” it is introducing to “fight COVID-19.”
“We remain concerned about the continuing increase in the number of cases. We need all Edmontoners to follow the health precautions and practice them daily to prevent the COVID-19 case numbers from rising further, “said Interim City Manager Adam Laughlin.
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1,249 COVID-19 cases in Edmonton on October 15th
According to the Alberta government, there are currently 2,738 cases across the province.
Edmonton’s new measures are quite specific and mainly concern recreational facilities and transportation services.
They will change the way spectators can attend recreational activities, as well as cancel the rental of social events in recreational centers.
Regarding transit, there will be “adjustments to ETS service levels, including school service, to support physical distancing and assembly restrictions,” the statement said.
These are just a few examples of the new measures Edmontonians are now subject to in addition to the “additional monitoring and enforcement of public compliance” announced last week by Alberta’s top Doc Dr. Deena Hinshaw was announced.