Alberta Reports Second COVID-19 Related Death

Screenshot of Tuesday's Alberta Government Update on COVID-19

A second person in the province has died of COVID-19 in Alberta ...

The woman was a resident at a long-term care home in Calgary, where two other residents and a staff member have also tested positive for the virus.

Deena Hinshaw, Alberta's chief medical health officer, says 11 other residents at the facility are also showing symptoms.

Hinshaw says people who live in such facilities are at greater risk of becoming ill.

Alberta reported 57 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the total to 358.

28 cases have been confirmed in the Central Zone with Vegreville/Minburn County reporting one case, three cases in Vermilion River County and no confirmed cases in Lamont County, Two Hills County, Tofiled and Viking.

There are three confirmed cases in Strathcona County with an additional three cases now reporting in Sherwood Park.

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