Alberta COVID-19 Update for May 6

Above is the May 6 daily briefing from Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw and questions from media. Morinville News will update the table below with the day’s statistics when they are available from the Government of Alberta website.

Alberta reported another 70 cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, bringing the total provincial cases to date to 5963. Of that number, 3552 (59.5%) Albertans have recovered, and 112 (1.8%) have died, six of those deaths in the last 24 hours.

Of the province’s cases, 632 are connected with continuing care facilities, 946 with the Cargill plant (798 recovered), 566 with the JBS plant (434 recovered), and 38 at the Harmony processing plant (12 recovered).

Government of Alberta COVID-19 Statistics for May 6, 2020
NEW CASES 70
TOTAL CASES* 5963
RECOVERIES 3552 (59.5%)
NEW DEATHS 6
DEATHS TO DATE 112 (1.8%)
CURRENT HOSPITALIZATIONS 82
CURRENT ICU 19
TESTS LAST 24 HOURS 3494

by Morinville News Staff* TOTAL CASES INCLUDE RECOVERIES AND DEATHS TO DATE
** PERCENTAGES ARE OF TOTAL CASES

Up-to-the-minute information on COVID-19 in Alberta is available at https://www.alberta.ca/coronavirus-info-for-albertans.aspx?.

Localized case information can be found by following the links for interactive data on the above page.

Local information on Morinville’s handling of the pandemic is online at http://morinville.ca/covid19.

Please note: Morinville News is not able to provide details on the number of cases in specific municipalities as AHS is not providing that information unless it occurs in a particular facility. We are also not able to provide details on how individual cases in Sturgeon County or St. Albert are doing as AHS does not provide those details due to patient privacy.

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