Alberta adds 1,566 COVID-19 cases, 13 deaths
Minister of Health Tyler Shandro and Alberta’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw provided, from Edmonton on Wednesday, December 9, 2020, an update on COVID-19 and the ongoing work to protect public health. (photography by Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)
EDMONTON -- Dr. Deena Hinshaw reported 1,566 new cases of COVID-19 from 16,793 tests and 13 more deaths on Thursday.
Alberta now has 20,163 active cases, 682 patients in hospital and 124 of them in intensive care.
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The province detected 75,054 coronavirus cases and reported 666 deaths since March.
The chief medical officer of health will give another update Friday afternoon.