EDMONTON (660 NEWS) – Premier Jason Kenney is set to speak about the COVID-19 vaccine partnership between the province and Montana during a press conference this morning.
Transportation Minister Ric McIver and President of Alberta Motor Transport Association Chris Nash will also be joining the premier.
Coming up after 10 AM, Premier Jason Kenney will announce a partnership with Montana on cross-border COVID-19 vaccinations. Will livetweet the announcement and other details in this thread. Can also watch it on our website @660NEWS. #ableg #yyc #yeg pic.twitter.com/yESCf8Mmd8
— Tom Ross (@Tommy_Slick) May 7, 2021
The press conference comes as Alberta announced new eligibility for vaccines as now anyone over the age of 30 is eligible to book a shot. That change came into effect on Thursday at 8:00 a.m.
Within the first 12 hours of booking, 135,604 appointments were booked.
Today’s vaccine bookings have been a huge success!
— Jason Kenney (@jkenney) May 7, 2021
Then this Monday, May 10, any Albertan 12 and older will become eligible