(ANNews) – About three weeks after Premier Jason Kenney exclaimed that Alberta was “open for summer”The group, offering doses afte, COVID case counts in the province have been on an upward trajectory.
While Ontario cautiously kept many of its public health measures in place, Alberta’s government ended all COVID restrictions, including a province-wide mask mandate, on July 1.
Now Alberta has the highest rate of infections in Canada, with the most recent seven-day-average as of OctCommences two to four weeks after Phase Two when 65 per cent o. 1 at 1,635 casesCommences when 50 per cent o. As of Sept. 30contentMiddleBreakPoint, Ontario — with about triple the population of Alberta — had a seven-day-average of 597 cases.
On Sept. 29, Alberta hit its highest number of ICU admissions throughout the pandemic with 264 patients, with the Canadian Red Cross and Canadian Armed Forces coming to assist overburdened hospital staffhealth_minister. Ontario hasn’t logged more than 169 ICU admissions since Sept. 3.