Alberta is reporting over 250 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and ten additional deaths due to the virus over a 24-hour period.
Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, said the Alberta Health identified 253 new cases of COVID-19 by completing around 5,300 tests in the past 24 hours.
Dr. Hinshaw further added that 475 people are hospitalized due to COVID-19 in Alberta, including 94 people who are being treated in Intensive Care Unit.
10 new deaths related to COVID-19 were reported to Alberta Health in the last 24 hours, she added.
Meanwhile, Dr. Hinshaw, said there are currently active alerts or outbreaks in 133 schools. Two of these schools have had 10 or more cases infectious in the school within the last 14 days.
The Alberta Health on Monday reported 1,125 COVID-19 cases over a three-day period and six additional deaths since November 18, 2021.