March 31st, 2020

COVID-19 update: March 25

By Ryan McCracken on March 25, 2020.

This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, orange, emerging from the surface of cells, green, cultured in the lab. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. (NIAID-RML via AP)

A roundup of the Medicine Hat News coverage on the morning of Wednesday, March 25, current as of 9 a.m.:

Officials have set up a facility within the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital to treat any severe cases of the coronavirus that appear in the area, News health reporter, Gillian Slade has learned in this exclusive report.

A reduced number of MPs passed two measures to free up $82 billion in spending measures to help Canadians weather the economic storm caused by the COVID-19 pandemic response following negotiations between all parties. The deal forces finance officials to give bi-weekly reports among other requirements.

Alberta has recorded its second death related to the pandemic, a woman living in a Calgary senior’s facility. It was stated during the Alberta Health update on Tuesday afternoon. 

Cielo Waste Solutions and local investors have announced the location of a planned waste-to-fuel bio-diesel refinery. The $50-million facility could employ 20 full-time employees.

Public school board members held an online video conference on Tuesday to pass their capital spending plans. It prioritizes a new school in the Hamptons community as next major project and a modernization of historic Connaught School.

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