May 10 UPDATE
Alberta reported another 96 cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, bringing the total provincial cases to date to 6,253. Of that number, 4,389 (70%) Albertans have recovered, leaving 1747 active cases in the province. Alberta’s COVID-19 hospitalization rates remain low with 71 people currently in hospital, 13 of whom are in intensive care. One more Albertan died in the last 24 hours, bringing the total deaths to 117 (1.87%).
Currently, there are 115 active cases at continuing care facilities and 519 recovered cases to date. Eighty-four residents have died at these facilities, representing 72% of the province’s COVID-19 deaths.
There are 58 active cases among workers from the Cargill meat processing plant in High River (893 recovered), 82 active cases among workers from JBS Foods Canada in Brooks (520 recovered),
and 17 active at Harmony Beef (21 recovered).
To date, 173,023 people have been tested for COVID-19 and a total of 185,293 tests have been performed by the lab. The last 24 hours saw 4,186 tests completed.
FRIDAY’S COVID-19 COVERAGE
Above is the May 8 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 81 cases of COVID-19 on Friday, bringing the total provincial cases to date to 6,098. Of that number, 4,020 (66%) Albertans have recovered, and 115 (1.88%) have died, one of those deaths in the last 24 hours.
To date, 678 cases have been confirmed at continuing care facilities, and 84 residents at these facilities have died. There are 95 active cases among workers from the Cargill meat processing plant in High River, and 849 have recovered. There are 96 active cases among workers from JBS Foods Canada in Brooks, and 497 have recovered. Additionally, 21 active cases have been confirmed at Harmony Beef, and 16 individuals have recovered.
Due to limited operational resources, MorinvilleNews.com has had to cut weekend news coverage. You can get Saturday and Sunday’s date at the link below.
|DEATHS TO DATE||115 (1.88%)|
|TESTS LAST 24 HOURS||3,232|
|TESTS TO DATE||177,559|
|STURGEON COUNTY ACTIVE CASES||0|
* 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.