Live updates: Coronavirus in Calgary

People practice physical distancing in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, April 9, 2020, amid a worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

UPDATE: The City of Calgary said on Thursday, June 11 it would no longer be holding weekly press conferences. Please see our coronavirus coverage for the latest news and updates.

Each week, the City of Calgary hosts news conferences to update citizens on what measures are being taken in the fight against the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi and Calgary Emergency Management Agency (CEMA) chief Tom Sampson attend the news conferences to speak to the public and answer questions from the media about the city’s response to COVID-19.

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The news conferences, which are typically held at 1 p.m., will be streamed live in this article until further notice.

Calgary first declared a state of local emergency on March 15. It was last renewed on May 19, 2020.

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