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Less than 1,000 active cases of COVID-19 now in Alberta

Thursday, 21 May 2020. Posted in Shootin' the Breeze

There are four new cases of COVID-19 in the south zone – one each in Cardston County/Kainai and Lethbridge, and two in Medicine Hat.

With 5,710 people now recovered from the virus, the number of active cases of COVID-19 in the province is now at 926.

Dr. Hinshaw warns it's important not to get lulled into a false sense of security as it is too early yet to knkow the full impact of Stage 1 of Alberta's relaunch. Results are encouraging but progress depends on our collective actions.

South zone information – 1,216 cases  (4 new)

1,111 people (92 per cent of confirmed south zone cases) have now recovered from COVID-19. There are 97 active cases of the virus and, unfortunately, eight people have died since March.

Four are currently hospitalized with none in intensive care. Zone of current hospitalization and current ICU admission based on location of hospitalization, not zone of patient residence.

There are multiple outbreak sites in the City of Brooks – JBS Foods, McDonalds, Agecare Sunrise Gardens and Terashita’s No Frills. 

Community breakdown for Thursday, May 21

Pincher Creek – 0

Crowsnest Pass – 0

Fort Macleod – 2 active, 3 recovered

Cardston/Kainai – 16 active, 6 recovered * 1 new active

Lethbridge – 9 active, 17 recovered * 2 new active

Lethbridge County – 1 recovered

MD of Taber – 2 recovered

City of Brooks – 59 active, 1,024 recovered, 7 deaths * 6 new recoveries

County of Newell – 2 active, 12 recovered

County of Warner – 0

County of Forty Mile – 2 recovered 

Cypress County – 2 active, 8 recovered 

Medicine Hat – 6 active, 30 recovered * 1 new active

Special Areas No. 2 – 1 recovered, 1 death


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