COVID-19 Status Update
November 23, 2020
Town of Hinton COVID-19 Status Update Town of Hinton Provincial Status
The number of COVID-19 cases in Hinton has now decreased from 10 to 9 active cases as of November 22, 2020. With this decrease below 10 active cases, Town of Hinton has moved from Enhanced Status to Open Status, which means Hinton has no additional provincial measures in place. For more information, please see the Government of Alberta’s COVID-19 Status Map
. What This Means in Hinton
Provincial measures, including restrictions to cohorts, group sizes, and service hours, are no longer in effect.
Municipal measures, including the Temporary Mandatory Mask and Face Coverings Bylaw #1151, will continue to be in effect. This means that wearing face coverings in Public Places and in Public Transportation Vehicles is still required. Next Steps
Bylaw #1151 will be reviewed on the first and third Tuesday of each month at a Regular or Special Meeting of Council. It will be reviewed next at the December 1, 2020 Regular Meeting of Council.
The Town of Hinton may continue to fluctuate between Enhanced and Open Status, with a caseload close to 10 active cases. Please refer to the regularly issued Town of Hinton COVID-19 Status Updates, which are released weekly on Thursdays, for future updates. Bylaw #1151 – Businesses
The Temporary Mandatory Mask and Face Coverings Bylaw #1151 applies to all public spaces, whether publicly or privately owned. As such, patrons are required to wear masks inside private businesses.
Businesses cannot set exemptions for this Bylaw. If a business is experiencing enforcement issues, please contact the RCMP at 865-5544 or Bylaw Services at 865-6009.