Friday, January 27, 2023

Lethbridge with another case of COVID-19; 81% of Alberta cases recovered

Alberta recording 50 new COVID-19 cases Thursday (May 14).

That puts the province’s total to 6,457 total cases, though 81% of them (5,205) have recovered.

There are currently 65 people in hospital with the virus and 10 of them are in the ICU. One additional death has also been reported, a resident of a continuing care facility in Calgary.

At the moment there are 100 active cases in continuing care facilities across Alberta and 569 residents have recovered.

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Here in the South Zone only four new cases are being reported since Wednesday’s data.

There is one additional case in Lethbridge for a total of 20 now. Of those, 15 have recovered and 5 are still active.

  • West Lethbridge: 7 cases (7 recovered)
  • South Lethbridge: 10 cases: (4 active, 6 recovered)
  • North Lethbridge: 3 cases (1 active, 2 recovered)

To date, just over 200,000 tests for COVID-19 have been conducted around the province with roughly 10% of all test in Alberta conducted in AHS South Zone.

Brooks has two of the four new cases on Thursday (total 1,070). The good news for that community is 91% of confirmed cases in Brooks are now classified as recovered.

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