Alberta COVID-19 cases

Alberta reports new daily high of 1,336 COVID-19 cases, 9 deaths Saturday

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For the second day in a row, Alberta Health confirmed a new record high of COVID-19 cases Saturday with 1,336 over a 24 hour period, as well as nine deaths connected to the virus. Four of the deaths reported Saturday were from the Edmonton zone: a man in his …

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Alberta records new daily high of 1,105 COVID-19 cases Thursday, 8 additional deaths

Alberta records new daily high of 1,105 COVID-19 cases Thursday, 8 additional deaths

Alberta has broken another grim record when it comes to COVID-19, with 1,105 new cases reported on Thursday. This is the second time the province has seen more than 1,000 new cases in a 24-hour period. The last time the province surpassed 1,000 daily cases was last Saturday, when …

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Alberta records 773 cases of COVID-19 Tuesday, 5 deaths

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Alberta has recorded another 773 new cases of COVID-19 and five additional deaths from the disease. Four of the deaths were in the Edmonton zone and included a man in his 60s and a woman in her 100s who were not in continuing care. A man in his 80s …

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Alberta reports record daily high of 1,026 new COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths Saturday

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Alberta Health confirmed the highest increase of the novel coronavirus over a 24-hour period Saturday afternoon with 1,026 new cases in the province along with an additional three deaths. Currently there are 256 people in the hospital, with 54 of those in intensive care. Read more: Coronavirus: Alberta is …

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713 new cases of COVID-19, 7 deaths reported in Alberta Tuesday

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Alberta reported 713 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, as well as seven additional deaths from the disease. Tuesday’s numbers pushed active COVID-19 cases in the province over 8,000. There were 207 people in hospital with COVID-19 Tuesday, 43 of whom were being treated in intensive care. That’s a …

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‘Canary in the coal mine’: Alberta doctors sound alarm on rising COVID-19 cases

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A number of Alberta physicians are sounding the alarm on the rising number of COVID-19 cases, with some calling on the province to put in place stricter measures to curb the spread of the virus. Alberta reported 1,646 new cases of COVID-19 and 11 deaths over two days this …

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Alberta records 277 new cases of COVID-19, 1 additional death Friday

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Alberta recorded 277 new cases of COVID-19 Friday and one additional death related to the disease. The person who died was a woman in her 80s, linked to the outbreak at Shepherd’s Care Millwoods Long Term Care Centre in south Edmonton, according to Alberta Health. There were 80 cases …

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Minimizing surge in COVID-19 cases ‘a real mistake,’ experts say

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Infectious disease specialists say a recent surge in COVID-19 cases that surpasses a spike last spring must not be shrugged off as merely a byproduct of increased testing. “I think minimizing right now is a real mistake,” said Dr. Lynora Saxinger of the University of Alberta. “People are not …

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Alberta records 276 new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday, 1 additional death

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Alberta recorded 276 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday and one additional death related to the disease. The person who died was a woman in her 70s in the Calgary zone, according to Alberta Health. The Edmonton zone surpassed 1,000 active cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, with 1,063 active …

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Dr. Deena Hinshaw to provide COVID-19 update Thursday afternoon

Dr. Deena Hinshaw to provide COVID-19 update Thursday afternoon

Alberta’s chief medical officer of health is scheduled to provide an update on COVID-19 Thursday afternoon. Dr. Deena Hinshaw is holding a news conference at 3:30 p.m. The update will be streamed live in this story post. Thursday’s update comes after Alberta reported 153 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday …

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