COVID-19: Hinshaw to provide update Tuesday afternoon

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Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, will provide an update on COVID-19 Tuesday afternoon.

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Hinshaw is scheduled to appear at 3:00 p.m.

Her appearance comes after it was announced that since Friday Alberta’s daily COVID-19 case counts and hospitalizations have declined steadily.

On Monday, the province reported 1,300 new cases, which includes 586 from Friday, 430 on Saturday and 284 on Sunday. Alberta currently has 6,387 active cases of COVID-19.

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The number of Albertans hospitalized with the disease was 608 on Sunday, 52 less than Friday. There were 135 patients in intensive care on Sunday, six less than Friday.

More than half of those intensive care patients, 71, are in the Edmonton zone, while 31 are in the Calgary zone.

The province reported 13 more deaths from COVID-19 Monday, raising the provincial death toll to 3,155.

More to come.

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