Hospitalizations decline for day four as Alberta reports 1,140 new COVID-19 cases – fr

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Hospitalizations decline for day four as Alberta reports 1,140 new COVID-19 cases – fr


EDMONTON – Alberta reported an additional 1,140 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday as hospitalizations decline for the fourth day in a row.

The numbers were reported in a limited update to the province’s COVID-19 news website that was delayed by an hour on Sunday.

As of Sunday, 647 people were in hospital, a decrease of 39 patients.

Hospitalizations climbed to 741 on Wednesday and have declined since.

Intensive care admissions set a new pandemic record for the province on Sunday. Hinshaw said 186 people were in intensive care.

At the peak of the second wave, ICU admissions never reached more than 151 people.

The previous record for intensive care admissions was 178, set on Friday.

Three more deaths from COVID-19 were reported on Sunday, bringing the total to 2,143.

About 11,858 COVID-19 tests were performed, bringing the positivity rate for the province to 9.6%.

Almost 42% of Albertans have received at least one dose of the vaccine, while 7.3% of the population is fully immune. More than 2.18 million total doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the province.

The province still has 22,280 active cases of COVID-19 but has not reported more than 2,000 cases in one day for eight consecutive days.

The Calgary area has almost half of all active cases in the province with 10,515. The Edmonton area has 5,035 while the North area has 3,309. The central and southern areas have 2,291, respectively. and 1,101. Twenty-nine cases have an area of ​​unknown origin.

More than 194,500 Albertans have recovered from COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic.

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