Despite another 81 new cases of COVID-19 being reported by Alberta Health on Friday, the province’s Chief Medical Officer of Health says those recovered are now more than double the number of active cases.
Dr. Deena Hinshaw says 4,020 of the 6,098 cases in Alberta are now considered recovered. However, Dr. Hinshaw adds it’s not all good news, as an additional death related to COVID-19 has been reported, a patient in the Calgary zone, pushing the total number of COVID-19 deaths in Alberta to 115.
Meanwhile around the Lakeland numbers remain unchanged in the MD of Bonnyville with 7 recovered cases. The City of Cold Lake has 4 recovered cases while the County of St. Paul has 2 active cases and 1 recovered. Lac La Biche County has 0 cases.
A new case was announced to the south in the County of Vermilion River, bringing its total to 3 active and 2 recovered cases.
Overall in the AHS North zone, there are now 229 active cases of COVID-19, with seven people in hospital and none requiring the ICU.