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Canada New COVID-19 cases jump to 40 in Alberta in the past 24 hours

02:47  07 june  2020
02:47  07 june  2020 Source:   cbc.ca

Alberta reports 15 new COVID-19 cases, 1 new death linked to virus

  Alberta reports 15 new COVID-19 cases, 1 new death linked to virus As of Monday, asymptomatic testing is now available to all Albertans. READ MORE: Edmontonians flock to drop-in COVID-19 testing centre Testing sites have been set up in various cities and communities, and according to Alberta Health Services, the first day Edmonton's site was open, 556 people were swabbed -- 223 of whom were drop-ins.

On Friday, Alberta ’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said there had been 49 new cases of COVID - 19 , with seven deaths in the past 24 hours .

The total number of coronavirus cases in the country increased to 216,919, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu continued to record high number of coronavirus cases while Delhi saw the biggest spike in COVID - 19 count on in last 24 hours .

Alberta reports 40 new COVID-19 cases with no additional deaths. © The Canadian Press/NIAID-RML via AP Alberta reports 40 new COVID-19 cases with no additional deaths.

Alberta reported 40 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday and no new deaths.

After celebrating the lowest number of new cases on Friday — seven cases — the province has jumped back to double-digits. Edmonton reported 19 new cases of COVID-19 and Calgary saw 15 new cases. The total number of deaths remains at 146.

The number of people in the hospital remains at 44 with six of them in intensive care.

In the past 24 hours, 5,692 tests were completed and total of 287,671 tests have been completed by the province so far.

Alberta reports 40 new cases of COVID-19 Saturday, no additional deaths

  Alberta reports 40 new cases of COVID-19 Saturday, no additional deaths While there were no reported deaths related to COVID-19 Saturday, Alberta saw provincial cases jump by 40, compared to just seven new cases the day before. Active cases in the province now sit at 336, meaning there were eight more additional cases than recoveries since Friday. In total, 7,138 Albertans have been confirmed to have the disease and 146 people have died, the province said. READ MORE: New visitation guidelines coming for hospitals as Alberta sees just 7 new COVID-19 cases The Edmonton zone saw a significant rise in active cases in Saturday's update.

Fresh Covid - 19 cases in Delhi touched another new peak on Friday, the fourth in as many days, with 660 infections added to the city’s virus count, which India has recorded the highest spike in Covid - 19 cases in the past 24 hours . As many as 6654 Covid - 19 cases and 137 deaths reported in a single

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A regional breakdown of cases as of Saturday shows the impact of COVID-19 in different parts of the province:

  • Calgary zone: 223 active cases and 4,606 recovered.

  • South zone: 18 active cases and 1,219 recovered.

  • Edmonton zone: 76 active cases and 505 recovered.

  • North zone: 17 active cases and 218 recovered.

  • Central zone: 0 active cases and 96 recovered.

  • Unknown: 2 active, 12 recovered.

In total, 6,656 Albertans have recovered from COVID-19.


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50 additional cases of COVID-19 in Alberta Sunday, active numbers rising .
Alberta Health announced 50 additional cases of COVID-19 in the province Sunday, with active cases in the province now at 422. The number of active cases has risen every day over the past week, with last Saturday's total active cases reported at 336. While there was no provincial numbers update last Sunday, active cases were at 355 on Monday. Recoveries are also rising but are not outweighing the number of new cases. Since last Monday, there have been 163 additional recoveries in Alberta; however, there have been 231 additional cases confirmed since that same day.

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