Albertans left without fresh COVID-19 data as they prepare to gather for Thanksgiving – CBC

Province says it didn’t publish a weekly update due to technical problems

Oct 06, 2022

Albertans are being urged to use common sense to prevent the spread of COVID-19 as they gather over the Thanksgiving long weekend.

The caution comes at a time when people are armed with less data than usual.

The province did not release its weekly COVID-19 update, scheduled for Wednesday, due to what Alberta’s chief medical officer of health referred to in a tweet as “data flow problems.”

“We know this is frustrating for Albertans who use this information to better understand COVID-19 spread,” said Dr. Deena Hinshaw, adding the information would be included in next week’s update.

“We remain committed to providing accurate and factual information, and until the data flow issue is resolved, we cannot do this.”

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