Active COVID-19 count increases slightly as Alberta records 81 new cases Wednesday

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There has been a flimsy summation successful the fig of progressive cases of COVID-19 successful Alberta.

There are present 649 progressive cases of COVID-19 — up from 606 connected Tuesday.

Of those progressive cases, 378 are successful the Calgary zone, 128 are successful the Edmonton zone, 63 are successful the North zone, 46 are successful the Central portion and 34 are successful the South zone.

Alberta recorded 81 caller cases of COVID-19 connected Wednesday, aft much than 6,400 tests were completed.

Hospitalizations from the illness remained unchangeable Wednesday, with 95 radical successful hospital. Of those, 27 are being treated successful intensive care.

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There were nary further COVID-19-related deaths reported to Alberta Health successful the past 24 hours.

Alberta’s vaccination complaint remained comparatively unchanged from Tuesday to Wednesday, with 74.9 per cent of eligible Albertans having received 1 dose of vaccine and 63.7 per cent afloat immunized.

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Earlier Wednesday, Alberta Health Services announced it will beryllium closing 2 rapid-flow COVID-19 vaccine clinics by the extremity of the month.

The Edmonton Expo Centre determination volition adjacent astatine 8 p.m. connected July 29, portion the Telus Convention Centre tract successful Calgary volition adjacent astatine 8 p.m. connected July 30.

AHS said the state volition displacement to absorption connected smaller, community-based immunization clinics.

Since opening, the Edmonton tract has provided 143,707 immunizations, portion much than 400,000 doses person been administered astatine the Calgary site.

Since the opening of the pandemic, Alberta has confirmed 232,956 cases of COVID-19 and 229,989 of those radical person recovered.

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