COVID-19 Update (Case Update)
Posted on March 03rd, 2021
Please visit www.edson.ca/covid for the latest and most up to date information all in one location.
March 5, 2021 (Updated to the end of day Mar 4) - 1 Active Case (no change)
The Edson Zone (Central Yellowhead County) is listed as having 1 active case, 256 recovered, and 3 deaths. There has been a total of 260 cases to date for this local geographic area.
Regionally, as we are under 10,000 in population, the Town of Edson falls under Yellowhead County. The Yellowhead County municipal zone has 1 active case, 306 recovered, and 7 deaths.
Overall, the Province saw 411 new cases on 10,559 tests. There are currently 4,639 active cases in Alberta, 243 hospitalizations (-2) with 44 in ICU (-3) and 1,913 deaths (+2).
On March 1st, the Alberta Government announced the move into Step 2 of their ‘Path Forward’. However, several of the planned changes in Step 2 have been delayed, including some retail restrictions, banquet/community halls, and further easing in children sports activities. Some of the new adjustments include easing the restrictions of libraries and a further easing of indoor fitness activities (low impact). For the full list of current restrictions, please follow the link below.
For more information on the Town of Edson’s response, some of the rules and regulations in place, supports available to residents and businesses, and links to Provincial and Federal data, please visit our website at www.edson.ca/covid.
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