The number of active COVID-19 cases in Alberta continues to decline on Monday – .

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The number of active COVID-19 cases in Alberta continues to decline on Monday – .


The total number of active COVID-19 cases in Alberta continues to decline, but absorption of the first doses of the vaccine has slowed significantly.

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Alberta Health confirmed 60 new cases out of 2,833 tests on Monday, bringing Alberta’s positivity rate to about 1.8%. Of these cases, 33 involved variants of concern.

There were 2,003 active cases in the province.

There were 214 people hospitalized with COVID-19, including 56 treated in intensive care, a number that has increased slightly over the past two days. On Saturday 49 Albertans were being treated in intensive care and on Sunday there were 53.

Two deaths from COVID-19 have been reported to Alberta Health in the past 24 hours, both in the Calgary area. A man in his 50s with no known co-morbidities and a man in his 50s with co-morbidities have died.

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While 29.2 percent of Albertans 12 and older have received two doses and are fully immunized, Alberta is struggling to reach the next percentage point of Albertans with at least one dose. As of June 20, 70.7% of eligible Albertans had received their first dose.

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Alberta hit the 70% threshold on June 17.

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The province’s first dose levels tend to be lower than the national average, but its second dose levels were high in comparison.

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