The government of Alberta confirmed 32 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday. File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS

5,801 of 6,800 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Alberta have recovered

32 new cases confirmed Friday

Alberta now has fewer than 900 confirmed active COVID-19 cases.

Of the 6,800 total confirmed cases, 865 are active, 5,801 have recovered and 134 have died.

There were 32 new cases confirmed in Alberta on Friday afternoon, the provincial government confirmed on its website.

Fifty-four individuals are currently hospitalized due to the virus, six of whom have been admitted into an intensive care unit.

This is a decrease of five total hospitalizations – the number of ICU admissions remains the same when compared to Thursday.

There are just four active cases in the central zone – 94 of 99 confirmed cases in the central zone have recovered.

Many central Alberta communities saw no change in confirmed case totals, according to geospatial mapping on the government’s website.

The City of Red Deer still has two active and 35 recovered cases, and Red Deer County has one active and 15 recovered.

Clearwater County and Stettler County both have two recovered cases. Ponoka County has one active and two recovered cases, and Mountain View County has seven recovered and two active cases.

The City of Lacombe sits at two recovered cases and Lacombe County is at three recovered cases.



Send your news tips

Like us on Facebook and Follow us on Twitter

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Painting of slain Red Deer doctor and his family is a reminder ‘we care’

Remembering the family of the late Dr. Walter Reynolds

COVID-19: More than 1 million Albertans have been tested to date

Roughly one in four Albertans have been tested

Updated: Family escapes fire for a second time

A Red Deer family whose home was damaged by fire Sunday are… Continue reading

QUIZ: Do you know what’s on TV?

Fall is normally the time when new television shows are released

David Marsden: Molly Banister extension must be kept

‘It would be a mistake to take a sensible response to future residential development off the table’

Toronto-raised musician plans virtual concert tribute for John Lennon’s 80th birthday

Toronto-raised musician plans virtual concert tribute for John Lennon’s 80th birthday

COVID-19 causing stress, depression and obsessive behaviour: Alberta survey

COVID-19 causing stress, depression and obsessive behaviour: Alberta survey

Calgary hospital restricts visitors, postpones surgeries as COVID-19 infections grow

Calgary hospital restricts visitors, postpones surgeries as COVID-19 infections grow

More fires in California destroy homes, prompt evacuations

More fires in California destroy homes, prompt evacuations

Opposition team criticizes Enbridge plans for oil tunnel

Opposition team criticizes Enbridge plans for oil tunnel

Court clears way for sale of Brooks Brothers Canada assets to SPARC Group LLC

Court clears way for sale of Brooks Brothers Canada assets to SPARC Group LLC

Trump went even further than other uber-rich to shrink taxes

Trump went even further than other uber-rich to shrink taxes

Most Read