March 30: Alberta Reports 5 More Deaths; Total COVID-19 Cases Now 690


Credit: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases-Rocky Mountain Laboratories, NIH

Alberta has announced 5 more COVID-19 related deaths taking the provincial total of fatalities to 8. 29 new positive COVID-19 cases were also reported. Currently, there are 690 cases in Alberta.

A total of 46,057 tests were conducted as of March 30.

Snapshot of Alberta COVID-19 Cases

  • 422 cases and 4 deaths in the Calgary zone
  • 164 cases and 3 deaths in the Edmonton zone
  • 46 cases in the Central zone
  • 12 cases in the South zone
  • 45 cases and 1 death in the North zone
  • 1 case unknown.


  • Of these cases, there are currently 28 people in hospital, with 11 admitted to intensive care units (ICU).
  • In total, there have been 47 hospitalizations, with 17 admissions to ICUs.
  • Sixty-five of the 690 cases are suspected of being community acquired.
  • There are now a total of 94 confirmed recovered cases.
  • Two people from the McKenzie Towne Long Term Care have passed away. Forty-one people are confirmed to have tested positive for the virus at the facility – 36 are residents and five are staff.
  • The person who tested positive at Edmonton’s Rosedale on the Park facility has also died.
  • The Edmonton zone recently reported an outbreak at Shepherd’s Care Kensington. The number of cases remains at four in that facility.




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