EDMONTON (660 NEWS) – The province has confirmed 2,007 new COVID-19 circumstances within the final 24 hours.
Of the brand new circumstances, 989 are variants of concern and this implies about 61.6 per cent of all lively circumstances all through the province are variants of concern.
The provincial positivity charge for Alberta is at the moment at 10.9 per cent.
Six-hundred-and-forty-nine persons are presently within the hospital with 152 within the ICU.
Sadly, seven extra Albertans have died as a consequence of virus-related issues.
A person in his 30s with no comorbidities is among the many COVID-19 deaths reported in Alberta Friday. The province added greater than 2,000 circumstances whereas some municipalities attempt to determine on curfews. pic.twitter.com/FimBqk32aV
— CityNews Calgary (@citynewscalgary) May 1, 2021
There are 21, 828 lively circumstances all through the province.
In a collection of tweets, Chief Medical Officer of Well being Dr. Deena Hinshaw says St. Albert has reached the brink for extra focused restrictions.
She provides Albertans in scorching spot areas are inspired to find out about and comply with the brand new measures to assist drive group circumstances down.
Numbers proceed to rise province-wide and Hinshaw says irrespective of the place we reside, we every should do our half to comply with all public well being measures and scale back in-person interactions.
Hinshaw will likely be again to her common updates subsequent week.