Record 1,336 new COVID-19 cases in Alberta, nine deaths

Grant Boone
November 22, 2020

New Brunswick announced 23 new cases, setting a new single-day high and bringing the total cases to 424.

Three of the remaining deaths were in the Calgary Zone including a man in his 70s as well as a woman in her 60s whose death is linked to the Foothills outbreak and a man in 90s whose death is linked to the Carewest George Boyack outbreak.

The final death is of a man is 70s in the South Zone and is linked to the AgeCare Sunrise Gardens outbreak in Brooks.

A woman in her 20s in the south zone has died.

This will be the first press conference held updating the province about coronavirus since Wednesday when Hinshaw noted that 11 more people had died from the virus in Alberta.

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There are 320 people in the hospital and 56 in intensive care.

The province has run 17,000 tests in the past 24 hours with a positivity rate of 6.5 per cent.

A woman walks by festive decorations in Montreal, Nov. 21, 2020, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Canada and around the world. The source of one case remains under investigation, but the other six have been determined to have spread through community transmission.

Dr. Deena Hinshaw, the province's chief medical officer of health, urged Albertans to follow mandatory and voluntary health measures. "We must all do our part to bend the curve, prevent the health-care system from being overwhelmed and prevent more restrictive measures from coming into effect".

Elsewhere, case counts rose in Atlantic Canada as Nova Scotia reported eight new cases on Saturday, pushing active infections to 33, while Newfoundland and Labrador reported five new cases for a total of 18 active infections there.

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