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Three new deaths, 50 new cases of COVID-19 in Alberta

Last Updated Apr 8, 2020 at 3:56 pm MDT

This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the virus that causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. Excitement about treating the new coronavirus with malaria drugs is raising hopes, but the evidence that they may help is thin. (NIAID-RML via AP)

CALGARY (660 NEWS) – Alberta Health Services (AHS) is announcing three more Albertans have died of COVID-19.

In addition, 50 more cases have been confirmed, bringing Alberta’s total to 1,423.


The latest deaths were confirmed to be in the Calgary zone.

To date, 29 Albertans have died due to the virus.

Of the confirmed cases, 619 have since recovered

A total of 68,762 people have been tested.

More to come.