EDMONTON – Premier Jason Kenney is set to announce new COVID-19 restrictions in Alberta at an address Tuesday evening.
Kenney’s executive director of communications, Brock Harrison, confirmed the update would come down shortly after 6 p.m. on Twitter.
Tonight just after 6 p.m., Premier @jkenney will announce new public health measures to limit the spread the COVID-19.
The announcement will be livestreamed on https://t.co/i3qVUll1Mi, Premier Kenney’s Facebook page and Twitter, and live feed will be provided to media.
— Brock W. Harrison (@BrockWHarrison) May 4, 2021
The premier said Monday that the government was working on new restrictions as the province grapples with surging COVID-19 cases.
However, it’s still unclear what could be included in the next round of restrictions.
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There will be no opportunity for questions from the media following Kenney’s address.
Harrison said there will be an update Wednesday morning at 10:30 where media can follow up with the premier, Minister of Education Adriana LaGrange, and Minister of Justice Kaycee Madu.