Alberta premier isolating after cabinet minister and close contact tests positive for COVID-19
Alberta Premier Jason Kenney began self-isolating Wednesday afternoon after a close contact, Municipal Affairs Minister Tracy Allard, received a positive test result for COVID-19.
Allard recently had a close contact test positive and has been isolating since getting the news on the weekend, the premier’s office said in a statement.
Allard, who is also the MLA for Grande Prairie, has not been in the Alberta legislature since the new session began.
She received the test results on Wednesday afternoon and is “currently at home with mild symptoms,” the statement said.
Allard’s close contacts are being notified, told to isolate and to be tested. One of those close…