Our community has questions about Edmonton's response to and experience of the pandemic. We're keeping a running list of answers, curated from reliable sources.

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How have shopping malls been affected?

Most shopping malls are closed to the public except for essential services.


 business
 


What is happening with engagement sessions for City projects?

All public engagement events have been cancelled.


 government
 


How can we help artists?

See what they're doing online and find ways to pay them.


 arts, community
 


What have Edmontonians done to help small businesses?

They've made shop-local directories and published resources.


 business
 


What is the safest way to get groceries?

Maintain distance and go infrequently if social-distancing; get help if in isolation.


 business, safety, community
 


How is the City dealing with transit?

Transit is free and service has been modified.


 community, government, transit
 


How will our vulnerable populations be assisted?

The Edmonton EXPO Centre will be used.


 community
 


What powers does the declaration of a state of local emergency provide?

Broad powers and responsibilities.


 government
 



What about layoffs, leaves, WCB coverage and EI?

It’s depends on your circumstances.


 business
 


How can I support local restaurants?

Order online.


 business, restaurants
 


Is it safe to go for a walk?

Yes. In fact, it's recommended. But spread out.


 safety, community
 


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Latest statistics

Updated

Edmonton zone

  • 120 cases
  • 1 deaths

Alberta

  • 542 cases
  • 2 deaths

Canada

  • 4,743 cases
  • 55 deaths

Worldwide

  • 571,678 cases
  • 26,495 deaths

For the latest updates on the COVID-19 pandemic, see edmonton.ca/covid19, alberta.ca/covid19, canada.ca/covid19, and the World Health Organization.