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Alberta reports 1,685 new COVID-19 cases and 10 additional deaths Wednesday

Last Updated Dec 2, 2020 at 4:05 pm MDT

FILE -- COVID-19 testing. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

EDMONTON (660 NEWS) – Alberta Health Services (AHS) says as of Wednesday, 10 more people have died due to COVID-19 complications in the province.

The latest deaths bring the province death toll to 561.

The recent deaths include:

  • A man in his 90s linked to the outbreak at Bedford Village in Edmonton Zone. The case included comorbidities.
  • A woman in her 90s linked to the outbreak at Wing Kei Care Centre in Calgary Zone. The case included comorbidities.
  • A woman in her 90s linked to the outbreak at the Edmonton Chinatown Care Centre in Edmonton Zone. The case included comorbidities.
  • A woman in her 50s from North Zone. There are no known comorbidities at this time.
  • A man in his 90s linked to the outbreak at Seasons Camrose in Central Zone.  The case included comorbidities.
  • A man in his 80s linked to the outbreak at the Edmonton Chinatown Care Centre in Edmonton Zone. The case included comorbidities.
  • A woman in her 90s linked to the outbreak at Generations Calgary in Calgary Zone. The case included comorbidities.
  • A woman in her 70s in North Zone. There are no known comorbidities at this time.
  • A man in his 70s in South Zone. There are no known comorbidities at this time.
  • A man in his 80s linked to the outbreak at Virginia Park Lodge in Edmonton Zone. There are no known comorbidities at this time.

 

During Wednesday’s provincial update, Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw confirmed 1,685 new cases.

Five hundred and four people are in the hospital, with 97 presently in the ICU.

There are 17,144 active cases across the province with 6,331 in the Calgary zone.

But the Edmonton zone continues to lead the province in active infections with 7,857.

As of Wednesday afternoon, 43,464 people have recovered from COVID-19.