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4 more long-term care residents in Calgary have died from COVID-19

4 more long-term care residents in Calgary have died from COVID-19”

The province recorded another 57 COVID-19 cases in Alberta and one additional death on Sunday.

A total of 209,317 tests have been completed for COVID-19, as well, including 4,594 tests in the past 24 hours.

Across Alberta, another 72 cases have been reported, bringing the total to 6,587.

There are now 62 people hospitalized, nine of whom have been admitted to intensive care units. All people should maintain a two-metre distance between those attending and not share food or drink. "We need to remember that no Albertan is expandable".

Among Alberta outbreaks, only McKenzie Towne Continuing Care Centre has seen more COVID-19 deaths, with 21.

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The province said there are 634 cases of an unknown exposure.

Hinshaw also announced that since Monday, 50 cases have been identified among asymptomatic people in Calgary, where there are 870 of the province's 1,073 active cases. Of those, 18 are considered active and two are in hospital.

"We know that outdoor recreation and being outside in well-ventilated open spaces, that there can be less of a risk in those contexts as long as people are following the guidelines", Hinshaw said Friday.

If any events of significance occur in regards to the virus additional updates will be scheduled.



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