Alberta, Saskatchewan COVID-19 spike a lesson for rest of Canada: experts | Globalnews.ca

Alberta, Saskatchewan COVID-19 spike a lesson for rest of Canada: experts | Globalnews.ca

For 19 months, provinces across Canada have been coming up with ways to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. In and out of waves, each province has handled COVID-19 differently and has seen ups and downs. Now in a Delta-driven fourth wave, two provinces are in the national spotlight: Alberta and Saskatchewan. This summer, the two western jurisdictions eased nearly all protective measures as vaccine rates picked up. However since then, inoculation rates have slowed and new infections have pushed hospitals to the brink. Both provinces are preparing to back-pedal, but you can’t “just magically put this genie back in the bottle,” said Dr. Cory Neudorf, interim senior medical health officer with the Saskatchewan Health Authority. Neudorf feels this is a teachable moment for Canadians. “Well, as we’ve learned throughout these other …
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