“Today’s numbers mark an occasion to be celebrated”

Alberta Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw reports seven new COVID-19 cases out of 6,455 tests completed in the past 24 hours – the first time case numbers have been in the single digits since March 12.

No new deaths have been reported.

“Today’s numbers mark an occasion to be celebrated,” Dr. Hinshaw said. “Not only are we reporting the highest number of tests done in 24 hours in the province, we also have the lowest daily number of new cases since March 12. The number of active cases continues to trend downwards.”

Active cases in Alberta have fallen to 328, which includes 44 hospitalized patients – six of whom are in intensive care units – and 30 residents of continuing care facilities.

Total deaths in Alberta are at 146, of which 112 were residents of continuing care facilities.

Below is a breakdown, by health zones, of active COVID-19 cases in Alberta.

  • Calgary Zone – 238 active cases
  • South Zone – 16 active cases 
  • Edmonton Zone – 57 active cases
  • North Zone – 16 active cases
  • Central Zone – No active case
  • There is 1 active case and 12 recovered cases in zones that are yet to be confirmed.