County of Vermilion River COVID-19 case recovers
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The number of deaths in Alberta attributed to COVID-19 have stayed in the single digits for an entire week. One was recorded Saturday, a man in his 50s in the Calgary zone, bringing the provincial total to 116.
Province-wide, 59 new cases have been confirmed, making the total since the outset of the pandemic 6,157. Alberta Health Services says 74 people are in hospital, including 15 in intensive care. 4,204 cases are considered recovered and 1,837 active.
In the AHS Central zone, there are 15 active cases and 81 recovered. One of the active cases in Vermilion River County is now considered recovered, leaving two active cases and three recovered. There is one recovered case on the Alberta side of the City of Lloydminster, and one recovered case in the Municipal District of Wainwright.
Across Alberta, 181,107 tests have been done, and increase of just more than 3,500 since Friday. In northern Alberta, 13,119 people have been tested.