Largely spared during the first wave, Western Canada struggles to contain COVID-19 surge

Largely spared during the first wave, Western Canada struggles to contain COVID-19 surge 1


Akshay Tandon has the latest on the COVID-19 surge in Alberta and B.C., where cases continue to rise and hospitals are under pressure.


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56 Comments on "Largely spared during the first wave, Western Canada struggles to contain COVID-19 surge"

  1. have you isolated the cv-19 virus yet ?. to make a cure .

  2. I’m curious how the virus can tell the difference between a COSTCO and family owned BBQ joint?

  3. Does this mean we can cancel Bonnie Henry’s order of Canada finally?

    • B.C. has two times the cases per capita than Ontario, yet she gets the Order of Canada?… who makes the rules for this?… what a joke!

  4. They sure are making a big fuss over the seasonal flu this year.

  5. SeptemberCaritas | December 1, 2020 at 5:18 PM | Reply

    Come on, governments, do something big. Declare ALL gatherings and locations to be “peaceful protests”, and the new case numbers will instantly go to 0. It worked in other countries.

    • Just make it up as you go along dude. Like you did before you dropped out of 8th grade.

    • ꧁Ɱ͓̽ç͓̽Ͳ͓̽Ƒ͓̽ɾ͓̽օ͓̽ʂ͓̽է͓̽꧂ | December 1, 2020 at 6:03 PM | Reply

      @alan4sure Australia, South Korea even here in Locarno 0 cases. Just because you have no education, doesn’t mean everyone is like you. Cheers

    • UngovernedReason | December 1, 2020 at 6:11 PM | Reply

      @꧁Ɱ͓̽ç͓̽Ͳ͓̽Ƒ͓̽ɾ͓̽օ͓̽ʂ͓̽է͓̽꧂ If you had any education, you would realize that what you said means absolutely nothing in any way at all. Do you even know what numbers are used for? Or are you a Ben SHapiro fan?

  6. Bernie Deveaux | December 1, 2020 at 5:29 PM | Reply

    They must be dropping dead in the street

  7. I think it’s pretty well contained, it’s been almost a year now and I still don’t know anyone whose even had it.

  8. Транс Аэро | December 1, 2020 at 5:31 PM | Reply

    Hurry western Canadians sell your homes before market collapses and you get 15-20 cents on the dollar for your property.

    • Don’t forget to invest your returns, outside of Canada because by the time our government is finished, so will be our dollar be ( 2 cents, which is what our dollar will be worth).

    • the worst affected are those who can’t get access to basic healthcare due to reserving space for an expected influx of covid patients – that isnt happen

  9. Healthcare isn’t felling any impact

  10. Still trying to sell fear, I see…

  11. I think it’s time to smarten up there is no covid-19

  12. techthai tehabnormal | December 1, 2020 at 6:05 PM | Reply

    Hangnail hypercondriacs

  13. Could be, might be and perhaps all you are doing is feeding on peoples fear. Shut the TV off.

  14. UngovernedReason | December 1, 2020 at 6:10 PM | Reply

    Gee, I wonder why it is WESTERN Canada.

  15. Lol 😂 what joke this coviet bacoming

  16. Rob MacDougall | December 1, 2020 at 6:22 PM | Reply

    Must’ve turned up the cycle numbers on the PCR test to catch up with the rest of Canada….eh?!? Shape up, this is silly now…read these comments.

  17. Prove to Albertans that hospital our overloaded….emergency empty ?????

    • Yeah listen to this guy who uses our instead of our but not doctors and scientists.

    • @Three Monkeys I know his English is broken, but he has a point.
      Google farmer protest in India. 1 million farmers are protesting from last two months, no masks, no social distancing.
      You can call them fools, but explain to me why none of them is dropping dead or even checking into hospitals with any symptoms. Think about it for a minute.

  18. Why would we struggle to contain something with a 0.9% cfr. <0.1% for the general pop, 18.5% for the elderly which for some reason the government won't take enough action on.

  19. Nothing here, just more garb-age.

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