Covid-19

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Katherine Semchuk performs in Salvage.
News

Salvaging the season: Moving forward amidst new COVID-19 restrictions

The provincial government declared a state of public health emergency on Sept. 15 and announced new COVID-19 restrictions, including measures that apply to indoor gatherings, entertainment venues, and performance activities.

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A picture of drinks at Fleisch Delikatessen.
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Alberta provides no timeline on digital vaccine card, amid calls to implement passport system

The provincial government, facing pressure from businesses to implement a vaccine passport system, promised again that it is working to make it easier for Albertans to provide their vaccination status.

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A picture of three vaccine vials.
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Entos Pharmaceuticals set to begin Phase 2 trial for its COVID-19 vaccine

Entos Pharmaceuticals is one step closer to manufacturing its DNA-based COVID-19 vaccine after the company was granted approval to begin a Phase 2 clinical trial in South Africa.

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A student working in a classroom.
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Divisions differ on mask requirements as new school year starts

Classes are about to begin across the Edmonton region and school divisions are taking different approaches in their efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19, including whether students and staff will be required to wear masks.

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The Delta variant surges in the Edmonton zone
Brief

Chart of the week: Delta variant surges in Edmonton zone

As COVID cases rise in Alberta, the B.1.617 "Delta" variant of the virus, which sparked concern among public health officials since it was first discovered in December, continues to spread in Edmonton.

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Fleisch
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Fleisch reopening indoor dining to vaccinated guests

Fleisch announced on Aug. 6 that it will be expanding into the former Cartago space and that indoor dining will return after closing for nearly ten months – but only to those who can prove that they've received both COVID-19 vaccine doses.

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Kind Ice Cream
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Some food-based businesses will continue to require masking after July 1

At least two local food-based businesses will require patrons to continue to mask up even as the local requirement to do so expires on July 1.

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City council to consider deactivating mask bylaw
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City council to consider deactivating mask bylaw

Edmonton city council will vote on a bylaw amendment on June 25 that if passed, would suspend local rules requiring masks in indoor public spaces beginning July 1.

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Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson
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Edmonton mask bylaw remains in place for now as other municipalities consider repealing

The provincial government has said it will remove its mandatory mask requirement on July 1, leaving municipalities to decide whether to lift local rules that require face coverings in indoor public spaces.

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