Chief medical officer of well being Dr. Deena Hinshaw is scheduled to offer the replace at 3:30 p.m. Thursday. International Information will stream the information convention reside on this story put up.
On Wednesday, Kenney mentioned he could be becoming a member of Hinshaw to speak about what he known as a regarding spike in circumstances, notably variant circumstances of concern.
“We’re very near the tip of this factor and we ought to be very involved in regards to the new variant-driven progress in circumstances,” Kenney mentioned Wednesday. “It’s going to begin considerably to point out up in our hospitals, there isn’t a doubt about that.
“I’ll have extra to say about precisely that tomorrow with Dr. Hinshaw,” the premier mentioned Wednesday.
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Alberta recorded a complete of 871 new circumstances of COVID-19 on Wednesday — the very best every day case depend in Alberta since mid-January. Of these, 406 had been variant circumstances — the very best every day variety of variants recorded to this point in Alberta.
There have been 301 individuals in hospital with COVID-19 on Wednesday, with 63 of these individuals being handled in intensive care.
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