COVID-19 active case number is down in the City of Red Deer to nine, according to latest numbers released Tuesday afternoon. File photo

Active number of COVID-19 cases down in Red Deer

Red Deer down to nine active cases

Although the total number of COVID-19 cases increased by 124 on Monday, the number of active cases went down, the province said Tuesday.

There were no COVID-19-deaths in Alberta, according to numbers posted on the government’s website.

The number of active cases in the central zone was 36 – down from the active numbers the day before: 49.

Six hundred and fifty people have recovered in the central zone, with none in the hospital.

The death toll in the local zone remains at seven.

The cases were also down in the City of Red Deer on Tuesday at nine, from the previous day’s number: 16 – a decrease of seven.

To date, 94 people have recovered from the virus in the city.

The Town of Sylvan Lake was at one active Tuesday (down from five active cases the previous day), Lacombe County was at four (down from seven), Ponoka County was at two (up one), the City of Wetaskiwin kept steady at three and Mountain View County was at one.

There are zero active cases in some central Alberta municipalities: City of Lacombe, County of Stettler, Wetaskiwin County, Red Deer County, Clearwater County and the Town of Olds.

The numbers released Tuesday showed the province has 1,491 active cases, down from 1,538 on Monday.

The number of people in hospital increased by two Tuesday, to 39. Seven people are in intensive care across the province.

The death toll remained at 254 in Alberta.

In the Calgary zone, there are 540 active cases, with 7,538 recoveries, and 15 people in hospital, out of which five are in intensive care. There have been 120 virus deaths in the zone.

The Edmonton zone has the most active cases in the province at 650, with 3,307 recoveries and no one in hospital. Sixty-nine people are confirmed dead in the zone with the virus.

South zone has 33 active cases of the virus, with 605 recovered and no one in hospital. The zone has confirmed 25 deaths to date.

North zone has 223 active cases with 1,005 recovered, with six people in hospital and zero in intensive care. There have been 33 virus deaths in the zone to date.



mamta.lulla@reddeeradvocate.com

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