Alberta Confirms 105 New COVID-19 Cases Friday, 2 More Deaths

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Another 105 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus were reported by Alberta Health on Friday afternoon.This brings the provincial total to 9,219. The province surpassed 9,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Thursday.

The death toll in Alberta has climbed by two, as Alberta Health reported that an 80-year-old woman and a 90-year-old woman have died. Both were linked to outbreaks at Father Lacombe care home in Calgary and the Good Samaritan Southgate Care Center in Edmonton, respectively.

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To date, 167 Albertans have died from COVID-19.

There are currently 859 active cases in the province. The majority of active cases remain in major cities, with the Edmonton area reporting 213 cases and the Calgary area with 385 cases.

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Hinshaw concerned about Albertan feeling that public health measures are no longer important

Hinshaw concerned about Albertan’s feeling that public health measures are no longer important

There are 64 active cases in the north zone, 92 active cases in the central zone, 99 active cases reported in the south zone and six cases that are not linked to a specific area.

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As of Friday, 8,193 Albertans had recovered from COVID-19.

On Thursday, the province added three more zones to the “surveillance” category on the reopening state map, bringing the total number of zones in the category to seven. As of Friday, nine zones were in that category, including one in Edmonton and two in Calgary.

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To date, Alberta has completed 566,972 tests.

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