Alberta records 71 new cases of COVID-19, but no new deaths

Henrietta Brewer
June 30, 2020

No new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the Peace Region or the North Zone on Monday, as the Province of Alberta added 71 new cases of COVID-19 for June 29.

It's the largest day-over-day increase since May 16, when there were 72 new cases.

There are 559 active cases of COVID-19, 154 deaths, and 7354 recovered cases.

A total of 8,516 people have died from COVID-19 in Canada, and there have been 103,032 positive cases.

Twenty-six additional cases were reported in the Edmonton Zone Sunday, which has seen a total of 984 cases, 242 of them active, and 727 have recovered.

Forty-one people remain in hospital with nine of those patients in intensive care.

The province must also deal with localized outbreaks in Calgary and Edmonton to explain the rise in new cases.

Fort McMurray has 18 active cases and 31 recoveries of COVID-19.

The province has completed 442,253 tests for COVID-19.

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