Alberta premier Jason Kenney says health minister resigned amid COVID-19 fourth wave | FULL

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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney states former health minister Tyler Shandro resigned his position on Tuesday forcing a cupboard shuffle.

Shandro has faced multiple controversies within the handling from the COVID-19 pandemic, causing many people to request the minister step lower.

Kenney announced that Calgary-Varsity MLA Jason Copping would dominate the portfolio while Shandro will transfer to work and immigration that was Copping’s old ministry.

Throughout the province’s COVID-19 update Copping mentioned that his was “deeply dedicated to helping steer the province through this current crisis as well as on to higher days”.

Kenney thanked Shandro for his time as health minister.

“Tyler’s persistence for the task and also to serving the folks of Alberta has not been under consideration. He’s among the hardest employees I have seen, and that he has introduced his heart to his job.”

Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw also updated the province’s COVID-19 situation. There have been 1500 new cases identified in the last 24 hrs, by having an additional 29 deaths recorded.

Alberta’s hospital’s still have the pressure with 996 patients within their care, and 222 patients in intensive care with COVID-19.

Kenney also confirmed his government has arrived at to the us government to organize for possible assist in fighting against the COVID-19 4th wave.

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