Alberta reports 49 new COVID-19 cases, two deaths

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EDMONTON –
The Alberta Chief Medical Officer of Health reported 49 new cases of COVID-19 and two more deaths on Monday.

The province now has a total of 6,300 cases – 4,659 recovered and 1,524 active – and 117 deaths.

Two deaths previously associated with COVID-19 have been determined to be unrelated. The last two deaths occurred in continuing care homes in the Calgary and northern areas.

There are 73 cases of COVID-19 in the hospital, including 12 in critical care, said Dr. Deena Hinshaw.

Alberta health departments have completed 2,864 tests in the past 24 hours.

This is an update of the latest news. More soon. Original story:

Hinshaw to Present Alberta’s COVID-19 Update at 3:30 p.m.

Alberta’s top doctor will resume daily updates on COVID-19 Monday at 3:30 p.m.

Over the weekend, the province reported 155 cases of coronavirus after 7,734 tests, as well as two other deaths.

Alberta has a total of 6,253 cases – 4,389 recovered and 1,747 active – and 117 deaths.

The number of hospitalizations fell to 71 patients, including 13 in intensive care units.

There are 1,159 active cases in the Calgary area, 470 in the southern area, 65 in the Edmonton area, 31 in the north area, 17 in the central area and five that have not been allocated.

Watch Dr. Deena Hinshaw’s update live on CTVNewsEdmonton.ca.

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