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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Local News

Partial closure of Canada-U.S. border extended to Oct. 21

Partial closure of Canada-U.S. border extended to Oct. 21

Crossings of the border have been largely restricted to trade goods, essential workers and citizens returning home since March
Alberta limiting asymptomatic testing of COVID-19 to priority groups

Alberta limiting asymptomatic testing of COVID-19 to priority groups

Dr. Deena Hinshaw says voluntary asymptomatic tests will continue to be offered for priority groups.
Aspen View deals with two COVID cases first week of school

Aspen View deals with two COVID cases first week of school

Lessons were learned and passed on to AHS after positive cases at Edwin Parr Composite in Athabasca and H.A. Kostash School in Smoky Lake
Mandatory mask debate at council

Mandatory mask debate at council

Councillors ask if there should be a minimum number of cases to trigger a bylaw
Boyle area has one more COVID case

Boyle area has one more COVID case

There have now been 12 confirmed cases within the borders of Athabasca County — four of those are active
Updated: Alberta won't 'micromanage' businesses as COVID-19 infections climb: Kenney

Updated: Alberta won't 'micromanage' businesses as COVID-19 infections climb: Kenney

Alberta government launching online COVID-19 map to track cases in schools
Athabasca County sees two more COVID cases

Athabasca County sees two more COVID cases

Unknown if Edwin Parr Composite case is included in government data
Update: Schools across Alberta report COVID-19 cases as school year starts

Update: Schools across Alberta report COVID-19 cases as school year starts

There were 619 new cases in the province over the long weekend
More recognition for History Check app

More recognition for History Check app

App was updated to aid truckers on the road during COVID-19
Athabasca County records 9th COVID case

Athabasca County records 9th COVID case

Two active cases each now in Athabasca and Westlock counties