42 new cases of coronavirus confirmed in Alberta on March 23

Mar 23 2020, 3:07 pm

The Province of Alberta issued new COVID-19 numbers at a press conference on Monday.

Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw stated that Alberta has seen 42 new cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours.

This brings the province’s total to 301.

Hinshaw said 24 of Alberta’s total cases may have been caused by community transmission.

There are also 18 cases currently in hospital.

Seven people are in the ICU, while three people have recovered from the virus in Alberta, Johnson said.

There have been no new deaths since Alberta announced its first coronavirus-related fatality last Thursday.