February 16 2021 6:19pm

Indoor gatherings lead to highest COVID-19 transmission, pose too much of a risk right now: Hinshaw

Alberta does not plan on easing the ban on indoor gathering until Step 3 of its reopening plan because evidence shows those types of get-togethers have led to the highest rates of COVID-19 transmission, chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said on Tuesday: “I believe this sacrifice has had the biggest impact on reducing spread in the province, relieving the pressure on the health-care system, and getting us to the point we are at today.”

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