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Contact tracing is underway in the targeted areas of the rural municipality.
Investigations are underway into cases of connection to inter-provincial travel in Alberta as well as travel to the region.
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Health officials are asking those in the area to watch for COVID-19 symptoms themselves.
Anyone with symptoms is asked to contact 811 or their community health center for an assessment.
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The new cases are likely to be reflected in Thursday’s COVID-19 provincial update, as the outbreak was declared after the province reported only nine new cases on Wednesday afternoon.
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Symptoms may include fever, cough, and difficulty breathing – very similar to a cold or the flu. Some people may develop a more serious illness. Those most at risk are the elderly and people with serious chronic conditions such as heart, lung or kidney disease. If you develop symptoms, contact public health authorities.
To prevent the virus from spreading, experts recommend washing your hands frequently and coughing up your sleeve. They also recommend minimizing contact with others, staying at home as much as possible, and keeping two meters away from others if you go out. In situations where you cannot keep a safe distance from others, public health officials recommend the use of a non-medical face mask or blanket to prevent the spread of respiratory droplets that can carry the virus.
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