COVID-19 in Edmonton

Our community has questions about Edmonton's response to and experience of the pandemic. We're keeping a running list of answers, curated from reliable sources.

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High Level Bridge Streetcar plans to get back on the rails this summer

High Level Bridge Streetcar plans to get back on the rails this summer

After a year-long hiatus, passengers will be able to ride the historic High Level Bridge Streetcar across the river valley this summer — as long as enough Albertans are vaccinated.

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Edmonton moves into Stage 2 of its reopening plan

Stage 2 of the provincial government's "open for summer" plan started June 10 with eased restrictions for businesses ranging from restaurant to retail. Here's how businesses are responding to the newest rules and the promise that all restrictions could be lifted soon.

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Organizers cautiously anticipate a summer return to live performances

Organizers cautiously anticipate a summer return to live performances

As vaccination rates tick ever closer to the requirements needed for Stage 3 of the provincial government's "open for summer" plan, concert organizers are leading the charge to get people back in seats. Foldable ones, at least.

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Recent entries

What's it like to be a contact tracer?

Contract tracers are responsible for investigating and tracing COVID-19 positive cases.

 health, contact tracing, alberta
 published on Saturday, July 25, 2020

What are the rules for gyms in condominiums or apartment buildings?

Gyms reopened as of June 12, but a number of different protocols need to be followed.

 safety, health, community
 published on Monday, July 20, 2020

Can COVID-19 be spread from people to animals and vice versa?

Research is ongoing, but if you are sick or self-isolating, avoid close contact with pets.

 edmonton, health
 published on Thursday, July 16, 2020

Why is everything opening up if we have more cases than when the lockdown started?

Alberta succeeded in flattening the curve of infections, and the province wants to reopen its economy.

 economy, edmonton, health, community
 published on Thursday, July 16, 2020

What are some safe ways to go back to dating?

Be sure to keep your distance, and stay outside or online.

 community, dating
 published on Thursday, July 9, 2020

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Latest statistics


Edmonton zone
  • 36,165 cases
  • 379 deaths
  • 84,597 cases
  • 760 deaths
  • 481,630 cases
  • 13,799 deaths
  • 72,196,732 cases
  • 1,630,521 deaths

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