Alberta reports more than 200 cases of COVID-19 for 8th day straight
Seminar Kibir, health lab technician prepares chemicals to process analysis of some nasal swab samples to test for COVID-19 at the Hospital of Argenteuil, north of Paris, Friday Sept. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
EDMONTON -- Alberta is reporting 244 cases of COVID-19 Thursday, increasing active infections to 2,738.
The Edmonton zone has 1,497 of Alberta’s confirmed cases, while the Calgary zone has 788 infections.
The province also reported its 288th death Thursday: a man in his 80s linked to the Millwoods Shepherd’s Care Centre outbreak in Edmonton.
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There are 101 Albertans in hospital with 16 of them in ICU.
Alberta has reported 21,443 cases of COVID-19 to date.
Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw will provide an in-person update Friday.