Covid-19: At-home isolation ‘close to impossible’ for poorer communities

Covid-19: At-home isolation 'close to impossible' for poorer communities

The strict criteria needed for Covid-19 cases to be able to isolate at home are almost impossible for people in low-socioeconomic groups to meet, a Pacific leader says. Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield announced the start of the “interim” programme of home isolation on Tuesday. It means large numbers of people with Covid-19 can … Read more

Rural schools close as Alberta’s COVID 19 vaccine passport system launches

Rural schools close as Alberta’s COVID 19 vaccine passport system launches

Two schools in rural Alberta closed their classrooms Monday over the number of students not attending because of COVID-19 infections as Edmonton police introduced tough new vaccine requirements on the first day of the province’s new proof-of-vaccination program. The Big Valley and Donalda schools, both in central Alberta’s Clearview Public School Division, announced that … Read more