CALGARY — Alberta identified 124 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday.
The new cases come following the completion of 5,574 tests — giving the province a positivity rate of roughly 2.2 per cent over the last day.
There are currently 2,336 active cases of the virus in Alberta.
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Hospitalizations continue to trend downward, with 237 people in hospital, 58 of which are in the ICU.
There were an additional three deaths reported on Friday.
- Albertans who got vaccinated in May can now book second dose appointments
- 70.2% of eligible Albertans vaccinated, province to move to Stage 3 of reopening
- ‘Creative’ options sought as vaccination rates remain slow in east Calgary
As for vaccinations, Alberta hit the threshold required to move into Stage 3 of the province’s reopening plan.
As of Thursday evening, 70.2 per cent of the province’s eligible population had received a COVID-19 vaccine.
There were 65,510 total doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered over the last day, with 8,683 being first-dose appointments.
Having cross the 70 per cent threshold on Thursday, Stage 3 of the province’s reopening is now set for July 1.