Alberta reported 391 new instances of COVID-19 on Sunday, and 5 extra deaths.
The province continued to inch nearer towards its reopening plan as hospitalizations continued to lower Sunday, after falling under 500 hospitalizations on Saturday.
Alberta reported 446 individuals in hospital with the sickness on Sunday (down 32 from Saturday). Of these, 138 have been in intensive care unit beds.
Of the 5 further deaths, 4 deaths concerned girls in Calgary, together with one in her 40s and three of their 80s. One demise occurred within the North zone. The deaths occured on Friday and Saturday. Alberta has now misplaced 2,219 individuals to COVID-19 because the pandemic started.
Provincial labs accomplished 6,586 assessments for the illness on Saturday, for a positivity fee of round 6.1 per cent.
The province noticed an total drop of 401 complete energetic instances, down to eight,073.
Right here is how energetic instances breakdown by well being zone:
- Calgary zone: 3,301
- Edmonton zone: 2,126
- North zone: 1,172
- Central zone: 974
- South zone: 496
- Unknown: 4
The province introduced greater than 60 per cent of eligible Albertans had acquired their first dose of vaccine on Friday, one of many benchmarks that would see Stage 2 of reopening start as early as June 10, if hospitalizations proceed to lower.
The relief of public well being orders underneath Stage 2 would see theatres, cinemas, museums and galleries reopen at a 3rd of capability and eating places allowed to seat as much as six individuals indoors from completely different households.
Outside social gatherings of as much as 20 individuals can be permitted whereas live shows and festivals might go forward with as much as 150 individuals.
Stage 3 — the removing of all restrictions — is slated to start two weeks after 70 per cent of eligible Albertans obtain their first shot of vaccine with no metric for hospitalizations hooked up.
As of Saturday, 2,759,729 doses of vaccine had been administered.