Calgary Emergency Management Agency to provide update on city coronavirus response

Editor’s note: The Calgary Emergency Management Agency was originally set to give an update on the COVID-19 response at 2:45 p.m. Shortly before start time, officials pushed the time to 4:30 p.m.

The Calgary Emergency Management Agency is expected to give an update Tuesday on the city’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The update, set for 4:30 p.m. MT, comes after Premier Jason Kenney declared a public health emergency in Alberta.

CEMA chief Tom Sampson is expected to be joined by Mayor Naheed Nenshi, city manager David Duckworth, the Calgary Police Service and Calgary Fire Department.

Calgary declared a state of local emergency on Sunday as officials work to stop the spread of COVID-19. That move saw spaces like rec centres and libraries close.

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