Alberta reports 1,609 new COVID-19 cases, 24 deaths
Alberta reported 1,609 new COVID-19 cases and 24 deaths on Wednesday.
There are 18,421 active cases and 877 COVID-19 hospitalizations, including a record high of 218 ICU admissions.
Ninety-two per cent of ICU cases are partially vaccinated or unvaccinated.
Of eligible Albertans, 79.5 per cent have received one dose and 71.4 per cent have two doses.
The province's death toll is nearing 2,500 since the pandemic began.