1 in 18 people in Maskwacis have COVID-19

COVID-19 cases multiplying in Maskwacis; City and County of Wetaskiwin numbers up.

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Numbers continue to rise in the County and City of Wetaskiwin as well as bordering communities including Maskwacis.

On the Government of Alberta’s COVID-19 aggregate data map, the County of Wetaskiwin currently has 33 active cases of COVID-19.

The City of Wetaskiwin currently has 96 active cases. The City is also reporting two COVID-19 deaths.

Yesterday in a post from the Ermineskin Director of Emergency Management, Greg Minde, for Ermineskin Cree Nation relayed the concerning statistic that 1 in 18 people in Maskwacis have COVID-19 according to current statistical numbers.

Maskwacis currently has 311 active cases and three COVID-19 deaths. Dec. 23, 2020 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. will be the last day to get tested before Christmas in Maskwacis, according to Maskwacis Health Services. Testing will be available again this Saturday and Sunday.



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