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One additional COVID-19 death in Alberta, cases rise by 96

Last Updated May 3, 2020 at 6:15 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) – One more Albertans has died from the coronavirus.

Alberta Health officials confirming the death during Sunday’s provincial update. The total number of deaths now sits at 95.

This comes as there are 96 new cases of the virus across the province. The provincial total is now at 5,766.


The Calgary area has 3,842 cases and contributes to 62 of the total deaths.

AHS says 90 people are in the hospital with 19 patients in the ICU.

To date, 615 cases are from continuing care facilities.