89 tickets have been issued for public health act violations in Edmonton

May 27 2020, 1:04 pm

Eighty-nine tickets for public health act violations have been issued in Edmonton since March 26, according to the City of Edmonton’s COVID-19 Data Dashboard. These tickets are issued as a result of a “failure to comply with an order of a Medical Officer of Health.”

The dashboard tracks coronavirus information related to how many cases are in the city, how many complaints and tickets have been issued, and the attendance of temporary shelters.

In addition, there have been 699 verbal warnings given for entering a prohibited/closed area, 560 for physical distancing, 129 for mass gatherings, 185 for off-leash dogs, and 165 for unspecified reasons.

Since March 30, there have also been over 460 complaints made to the city about physical distancing, 147 related to COVID-19 playground closures, and 88 general complaints related to COVID-19.

As of May 26, there are 49 active cases of coronavirus in the AHS Edmonton Zone. There have been 13 deaths, and 462 recoveries.

So far, 61,249 people have been tested in the Edmonton Zone for coronavirus.

For more information from the city, visit the City of Edmonton COVID-19 Data Dashboard.

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