COVID-19 Live Updates: Coronavirus News in Calgary for July 24

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Dean said the restaurant is not required to close, but that they did so out of caution and closely adhere to all health and safety guidelines.

The restaurant will reopen when they deem it safe to do so.

He noted that all Keg restaurants take extra precautions, including limiting capacity and limiting party sizes. All staff are required to stay home if they are not feeling well.


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Okotoks to consider mandatory masks

Phoebe Williamson-Ykema wears her mask in downtown Calgary. Darren Makowichuk / Postmedia

Okotoks City Council is holding a special meeting Monday evening to discuss the possibility of a mandatory mask bylaw.

In a statement, the city said it will consider a bylaw similar to the one recently passed in Calgary, which will require people to wear masks in most indoor spaces.

The meeting will be webcast live on the city’s website. It is scheduled to start at 7 p.m.


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RIDE cycle epidemic now linked to 42 cases

Pictured is the Ride Cycle Club in Calgary on Thursday, July 16, 2020. The club was closed after several people tested positive for COVID-19.
Pictured is the Ride Cycle Club in Calgary on Thursday July 16, 2020. Azin Ghaffari / Postmedia

Alberta Health has now added the RIDE cycle to its list of confirmed outbreaks in Calgary.

An Alberta Health spokesperson said there are currently 42 cases linked to RIDE.

“AHS is working closely with the operator and confirmed cases to identify close contacts and facilitate testing,” AHS said in a statement. “Anyone at risk is contacted by AHS.”

RIDE Cycle closed voluntarily on July 15 and AHS said there was no public health shutdown order for the gym.

The spin studio held several invitation-only classes in a 17th Avenue basement during the first week of July, ahead of its official opening.

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