EDMONTON (660NEWS) – Alberta has found 71 new people infected with COVID-19, the biggest jump the province has seen since May 16 when Alberta Health recorded 72 cases.
As of June 29, there are 559 active cases province-wide with the Edmonton Zone having the highest number of infections with 257.
Calgary Zone has 239 active cases.
The number of active COVID-19 cases associated with a Calgary highrise condo building has risen to 48. Of those, 36 are active and 12 have recovered.
Alberta Health has issued a watch for the region as it monitors the risk and discusses with local officials about the possibility of needing additional health measures.
Forty-one people are in hospital, nine of those are in the ICU.
No new deaths were reported.
As of Monday, 7,354 people have recovered in the province from COVID-19.