Edmonton Mayor concerned with possible 4th COVID-19 wave – CFWE

August 24th, 2021

As COVID-19 numbers continue to rise, Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson is worried about the 4th wave

Edmonton’s Mayor expressed his concern about the rising number of cases across the province as more employees and students are heading back to work and school.

Don Iveson said at a media availability on Monday that the city is exploring a vaccine mandate for City of Edmonton employees and council could bring back mandatory masking measures as case counts continue to rise.

Alberta recorded a two month high in the number of COVID-19 patients in ICU while the province saw nearly 2,000 new cases over the weekend.

Iveson says he personally believes masks should remain mandatory on public transit, taxis and ride sharing companies past September 27th however it depends on city council.

Read More: https://www.cfweradio.ca/news/alberta-news/edmonton-mayor-concerned-with-possible-4th-covid-19-wave/

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