Alberta’s chief medical officer of well being is ready to supply an replace on the COVID-19 state of affairs within the province on Monday afternoon.
Dr. Deena Hinshaw is ready to talk at her normal time of three:30 p.m. MT. Her replace shall be streamed reside on this story submit.
Alberta has seen decrease case numbers just lately; over the weekend, Saturday and Sunday noticed a complete of 844 new circumstances added. Comparatively, three weeks in the past on the weekend of Jan. 9, there have been a complete of 1,800 new circumstances recognized over that two-day interval.
As of this previous weekend, there are 7,505 lively circumstances of COVID-19 in Alberta, in addition to 561 folks within the province in hospital with the illness. Of these in hospital, 101 are in intensive care.
A complete of 1,639 Albertans have died from COVID-19 because the pandemic started.
Alberta identifies 12 extra variant COVID-19 circumstances
The province final up to date the variant circumstances of the virus on Friday, when it reported 31 circumstances of the variant first recognized within the U.Ok. and 6 circumstances of the variant first recognized in South Africa.
On Friday, the province introduced the easing of some restrictions beginning Feb. 8, together with the reopening of eating places for in-person eating and the reopening of gyms for one-on-one coaching.
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