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Alberta reports 127 new COVID-19 cases Saturday, six deaths


Alberta currently has 2,170 active cases of COVID-19 after the province reported 127 new cases on Saturday.

This is the tenth straight day the province has reported fewer than 200 daily cases.

There are currently 221 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 49 of those in intensive care, according to the province.

The province is also reporting six more people to have died from the virus, bringing the total of COVID-19 deaths in Alberta to 2,289.

The positivity rate for Alberta is sitting at 2.5 per cent after 5.055 tests were done on June 18.

So far, 3,721,419 vaccine doses have been administered to Albertans. Of those eligible for a vaccine in the province, 70.4 per cent have received a first dose. Top Stories

Ford offers Unifor wage increases up to 25 per cent

Ford Motor has offered Canadian union Unifor wage increases of up to 25 per cent in its tentative agreement, the union said on Saturday. The agreement provides a 10 per cent wage increase for the first year followed by increases of two per cent and three per cent through the second and third year and a $10,000 productivity and quality bonus to all employees on the active roll of the company, Unifor said.

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