Photo/ Shaela Dansereau

Photo/ Shaela Dansereau

Two confirmed active cases in the City of Wetaskiwin

Nearly 1000 new cases reported across the province following the long weekend.

The City of Wetaskiwin is holding strong against COVID-19, with only two active cases in the City itself.

The County of Wetaskiwin, separated from the City on the Government of Alberta’s COVID-19 aggregate data map, currently has zero active cases.

On Tuesday Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, updated the COVID-19 numbers from the long weekend—reporting that Alberta has seen an increase of 961 cases.

Over the long weekend the numbers increased by: 236 on Friday, 259 on Saturday, 246 on Sunday and 220 on Monday.

The City of Wetaskiwin’s mandatory face covering bylaw will not become active until the City reaches a threshold of 15 active cases.

Maskwacis Health Services is reporting a total of 26 active cases with one of those cases being hospitalized.

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