Central Alberta has 10 active COVID-19 cases and 88 recovered cases

Thirty-nine new cases of COVID-19 in Alberta were reported Monday, bringing the number of total active cases to 1,036.

The cases were in all zones of the province: 10 active cases and 88 recovered cases in the Central zone; 836 active cases and 3,675 recovered cases in the Calgary zone; 109 active cases and 1,093 recovered cases in the South zone; 58 active cases and 448 recovered cases in the Edmonton zone; 18 active cases and 196 recovered cases in the North zone; Five active cases and 19 recovered cases in zones yet to be confirmed.

  • There have been 641 cases to date with an unknown exposure.
  • There have been 199,237 people tested for COVID-19 and a total of 216,536 tests performed by the lab. In the last 24 hours, 3,458 tests have been completed.
  • The total deaths are 128: 92 in the Calgary zone; 15 in the North zone; 12 in the Edmonton zone; eight in the South zone; and one in the Central zone.
  • There are 93 active cases and 596 recovered cases at continuing care facilities; 94 residents at these facilities have died.

The City of Red Deer had two active cases and 35 recoveries Monday.

Red Deer County had four active and 12 recovered cases, while County of Lacombe had three recovered cases.

The City of Lacombe has two recovered cases.

Last week the province announced that outside gatherings are limited to a maximum of 50 people. Physical distance of two metres must remain between people from different households, and attendees must follow proper hygiene practices.

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