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Two additional COVID-19 deaths confirmed in Calgary

Last Updated Apr 7, 2020 at 5:53 pm MDT

This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, orange, emerging from the surface of cells, green, cultured in the lab. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. (NIAID-RML via AP)

CALGARY (660 NEWS) – Two more Calgarians have died due to COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths to 26 as of Tuesday.

Twenty-five new cases were also announced, making for a total of 1,373 cases in Alberta.

The number of new cases is sharply lower than it has been since March 18th, when the province reported 22 new cases.

So far, 447 Albertans have recovered.