Alberta confirmed 13 new COVID-19 cases in the province Tuesday. There are no active cases in central zone. (Image courtesy the CDC)

Alberta confirms 13 COVID-19 cases: Central zone remains at zero active

Active cases down to 377

Alberta confirmed 13 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday – none of them in the central zone.

There are 7,057 confirmed cases in the province, with 377 of them active, the provincial government’s website stated Tuesday.

The local zone has had 98 confirmed cases so far, of which 97 have recovered. There has been one death reported in the past.

No new deaths were reported Tuesday. So far, the province has recorded 143 COVID-19 deaths: 104 in the Calgary zone, 13 in Edmonton, nine in the south and 16 in the north zone.

There are 51 people in hospitals in the province, with six in intensive care.

So far, 6,537 people have recovered from the virus in Alberta.

The city of Red Deer remains at 37 recovered and no active cases.

Red Deer County is at 15 recoveries. Lacombe County is at three.

The City of Lacombe is at two recovered cases, while the City of Wetaskiwin is at eight recovered.

Clearwater County remains at two recovered cases – the same is the case in Stettler County.

Ponoka County is at three recoveries.

The bulk of the cases remain in the Calgary zone, with 288 active and 4,901 confirmed to date. There have been 4,507 recovered cases in the zone, and 104 deaths have been reported. There are 36 people in hospital, with four in intensive care.

South zone has 1,239 cases, with 25 of them actve. There are four people in hospital, of which one person is in intensive care. There have been 1,205 recovered cases in the zone, along with nine deaths.

Edmonton zone is at 560 confirmed cases to date, with 45 of them active. There have been 502 recovered cases in the zone to date. Nine people remain in hospital, with one person in intensive care. The zone has reported 13 deaths.

North zone has 246 confirmed cases, with 17 of them active and 213 recovered. There are three people in hospital. The number of deaths in the zone was at 16 Tuesday.

Testing is also now available for all Albertans, whether they have COVID-19 symptoms or not.



mamta.lulla@reddeeradvocate.com

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