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One death, 22 new cases of COVID-19 in Alberta

Last Updated May 26, 2020 at 4:50 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. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-NIAID-RML via AP

EDMONTON (660 NEWS) — Case numbers of COVID-19 in Alberta continue to decline as the government released the latest numbers on Tuesday.

In the daily release, there have been 22 new cases and one death related to the virus in the past 24 hours.

Out of the recently reported cases, 21 of them are in the Calgary zone.

There are currently 714 active cases in the province and 6,048 Albertans have recovered from COVID-19.

The number of people in hosptial remains at 45 with five people still in the Intensive Care Unit.

In total, there have been 6,901 cases with 242,781 tests completed in Alberta.