Alberta’s COVID-19 positivity, hospitalization and ICU rates tick up

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Posted August 11, 2021 6:41 pm

Updated August 11, 2021 6:42 pm

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Changes volition soon beryllium coming to COVID-19 investigating successful the state and researchers accidental that volition interaction Alberta’s quality to respond to the pandemic. Julia Wong explains.

Alberta confirmed 501 caller cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, retired of astir 8,600 tests.

The provincial positivity complaint sat astatine astir 5.9 per cent.

As of Wednesday, determination were 138 Albertans successful infirmary with COVID-19, including 31 being treated successful intensive care.

One further decease owed to COVID-19 was reported implicit the past 24 hours.

There were 3,769 progressive cases crossed the state arsenic of Wednesday.

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Alberta’s apical doc defends axing pandemic effect amid 4th question fears

When it comes to vaccinations, 76.5 per cent of Albertans 12 and older person received astatine slightest 1 dose and 67.2 per cent are afloat immunized.

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Alberta volition soon beryllium winding down wide coronavirus investigating and determination are worries implicit the aboriginal of COVID-19 information successful the province.

Doctors person pushed backmost against the removal of wide testing, the lifting of mandatory requirements to isolate aft a affirmative trial and the elimination of interaction tracing for the wide public, portion the state has defended itself since the caller protocols were announced astatine the extremity of July.

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