FILE - Albertans enter a COVID-19 mass immunization clinic in downtown Calgary, on May 17, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

FILE - Albertans enter a COVID-19 mass immunization clinic in downtown Calgary, on May 17, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Red Deer down to 115 active COVID-19 cases

Province identifies 165 new cases Sunday

The Government of Alberta identified 165 new COVID-19 cases Sunday.

There are now 3,180 active cases of the virus in the province, to go along with 225,013 recovered cases. One new death was reported Sunday as well, bringing the province’s death toll to 2,270.

The City of Red Deer is down to 115 active cases, which is four fewer than Saturday, according to geospatial mapping on the provincial government’s website.

When looking at the province’s mapping for COVID-19 cases on the municipality setting, regions are defined by metropolitan areas, cities, urban service areas, rural areas and towns with approximately 10,000 or more people; smaller regions are incorporated into the corresponding rural area.

With that setting, Red Deer County has 21 active cases, Lacombe County has 18, the City of Lacombe has 10, Sylvan Lake has 12, Mountain View County has five, Olds has four, Clearwater County has 41 and Stettler County has four.

The City of Camrose has two active cases, Camrose County has five, Kneehill County has four, while Drumheller and Starland County have none.

On the local geographic area setting, Wetaskiwin County, including Maskwacis, has 50 active. Ponoka, including East Ponoka County, has eight active cases and Rimbey, which includes West Ponoka County and parts of Lacombe County, has 14 active.

Provincially, 272 people are currently hospitalized by COVID-19, with 75 of those individual in an intensive care unit. In the central zone, 23 are hospitalized, with four of those individuals in an ICU.

Overall, the central zone has 374 active cases, while the Calgary zone has 1,330, the Edmonton zone has 800, the north zone has 559 and the south zone has 126.



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