April 1: Total COVID-19 Cases Now 871 in Alberta

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

Alberta reported an additional 117 cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in the province to to 871. There have been a total of 11 deaths with two additional deaths reported today.

Snapshot of COVID-19 Cases in Alberta

  • A total of 53,141 people have been tested for COVID-19.
  • Cases have been identified in all zones across the province:
    • 527 cases in the Calgary zone
    • 219 cases in the Edmonton zone
    • 57 cases in the Central zone
    • 51 cases in the North zone
    • 12 cases in the South zone
    • Five cases in zones yet to be confirmed
  • Of these cases, there are currently 29 people in hospital, with 13 admitted to intensive care units (ICU).
  • In total, there have been 62 hospitalizations, with 20 admissions to ICUs.
  • Ninety-four of the 871 cases are suspected of being community acquired.
  • There are now a total of 142 confirmed recovered cases.
  • There are a total of 11 deaths in Alberta – six in the Calgary zone, three in the Edmonton zone, and two in the North zone.
  • Alberta Health is tracking outbreaks in the following facilities:
    • Calgary zone: McKenzie Towne Long Term Care with 35 confirmed cases, Father Lacombe Care Centre with one confirmed case, and Carewest Glenmore Park centre with one confirmed case.
    • Edmonton zone: Shepherd’s Care Kensington, where there are four confirmed cases.

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