Hospitalization rates remain low with 37 people in hospital, six of whom are in intensive care. In total, 7,096 Albertans have recovered from COVID-19.
Forty-five new cases have been confirmed out of 6,537 tests completed in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of active cases in Alberta to 532.
There are 25 active cases and 718 recovered cases at continuing care facilities across the province.
“I was thinking today how there was snow on the ground on March 5th, that long-ago day when we identified Alberta’s first case of COVID-19,” said Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health. “Now, summer is officially here.”
“I know, especially after weeks of staying in, that many people are excited to get out and enjoy the – too few – warm and sunny days. My family and I are, too. We’ve come a long way in keeping our case numbers and hospitalization rates low.”
Below are the latest COVID-19 numbers in Alberta:
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