Alberta announces 216 more coronavirus cases, one new death

Apr 25 2020, 3:29 pm

There are 216 new reported cases of COVID-19 and one additional death as a result of the virus, Alberta health officials reported on Saturday.

While no press conference was held, the province released a statement detailing the most current facts and figures.

In total, there are now 4,233 recorded cases of COVID-19 in the province, and cases have been identified in zones all across the province, including:

  • 2,964 cases in the Calgary zone
  • 475 cases in the Edmonton zone
  • 510 cases in the South zone
  • 173 cases in the North zone
  • 83 cases in the Central zone
  • 28 cases in zones yet to be confirmed

Out of the total number of cases, 77 people are in hospital, with 20 in intensive care.

Of the total number of cases, 385 are suspected of being community acquired. There have been 121,244 people tested for COVID-19 and a total of 127,165 tests performed by the lab. In the last 24 hours, 4,718 tests have been completed.

To date, 415 cases have been confirmed at continuing care facilities, and 48 residents at these facilities have died.