COVID-19 Update (Restrictions & Case Update)

COVID-19 Update (Restrictions & Case Update)

Posted on December 03rd, 2020

Please visit www.edson.ca/covid for the latest and most up to date information all in one location.

December 3rd, 2020 (Restrictions & Case Update)

The Edson Zone (Central Yellowhead County) is now listed as having 34 active cases, 12 recovered, and 1 death. There has been a total of 45 cases to date for this local geographic area.

In the status map, the Town of Edson falls under Yellowhead County. The Yellowhead County zone IS under the Enhanced category and, therefor, we do fall under the new mandatory and voluntary restrictions put in place by the Province (listed below). Yellowhead County zone has 38 active cases, 39 recovered, and 3 deaths.

Overall, the Province saw 1,854 new active cases for a total of 17,743 currently active in Alberta. There are now 511 hospitalizations (+7) with 97 in ICU (+0) and 575 deaths (+14).

Edson has enacted the Mandatory Facial Covering Bylaw. Masks are now required in all indoor public spaces. Visit www.edson.ca/bylaws for details.

 

PROVINCIAL RESTRICTIONS

A state of public health emergency is being declared to bring in aggressive new measures to address growing cases, starting Nov. 24. For more details visit https://www.alberta.ca/stats/covid-19-alberta-statistics.htm

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.

For the Provincial Health Guidelines and information, including the COVID-19 Assessment Tool and test information, please visit www.alberta.ca/covid19