As Albertans continue to enjoy lifted COVID-19 restrictions, following the lifting of all public health measures on July 1, 2021 by the Government of Alberta, the County and City of Wetaskiwin continue to see low active case numbers.
At the regular June 28, 2021 Council Meeting, City of Wetaskiwin Council repealed the City’s temporary face coverings bylaw was repealed to align with the province’s July 1 full re-opening.
The bylaw, passed in September 2020, required the wearing of face coverings or masks in indoor public areas and would remain in effect for at least 30 days after the reported number of local COVID-19 cases fell below the threshold of 15 cases.
As of the most recent provincial update, the County of Wetaskiwin currently has two active cases, and a total of four COVID-19 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
The City of Wetaskiwin, separated from the County on the Government of Alberta’s COVID-19 aggregate data map, currently has four active cases. The City has had a total of eight COVID-19 deaths.
There are no current outbreaks in any Wetaskiwin area locations or acute care facilities.