Alberta Sees Slight Dip in 'Active' COVID-19 Case Count

The roller-coaster that is the ‘active’ confirmed COVID-19 case count in Alberta continued on Thursday ...

After a decrease in the numbers on Tuesday, followed by an increase on Wednesday, the province registered another dip on Thursday with 26 new confirmed cases of the virus - a gain offset by 57 new 'recoveries' in Alberta

Alberta now has 506 ‘active’ cases, down from 538 on Wednesday.

Close to home, confirmed case numbers remained flat with Sherwood Park continuing to report two active cases and the Beaver County region reporting one active case.

The County of Minburn – including Vegreville, the County of Vermilion River, the County of St. Paul and the County of Two Hills as well as Lamont County and Strathcona County – excluding Sherwood Park – are reporting zero ‘active’ cases.

The province’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw says in the lead up to Canada Day, Alberta must remain vigilant in the fight against COVID-19.

Alberta did record on additional COVID-19 related death on Thursday, bringing the total lives lost total in the province to 154.

To date, 7,191 Albertans have recovered from the virus.


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