Alberta's Chief Medical Officer of Health says there are now nine deaths in the province as a result of COVID-19 ...
Dr. Deena Hinshaw made the announcement on Tuesday during her daily briefing.
Hinshaw says the total caseload also continues to grow.
Meantime, the Vegreville / County of Minburn region recorded a second confirmed case of COVID-19 on Tuesday, one of 5 new cases in the ‘Central Zone’ which now sits at 51 cases.
As of Tuesday, Vermilion River County continues to sit at two cases, the Tofield area has recorded one case while Lamont County, the County of Two Hills and Viking have no recorded cases of the virus.
Sherwood Park's confirmed case number remained steady at 11 while Strathcona County, excluding Sherwood Park, has 3 cases.
60 percent of Alberta’s total cases are within the Calgary Zone.