Alberta to report weekend COVID-19 data Monday afternoon

EDMONTON — The Alberta government will report three days’ worth of COVID-19 data Monday at 3:30 p.m.

As of Friday, the province had nearly 1,500 active cases of the coronavirus with 56 patients in hospital.

The Edmonton zone remains Alberta’s COVID-19 hot stop with 786 confirmed infections.

The Alberta government has reported 17,343 cases and 261 deaths since March.

Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw and Health Minister Tyler Shandro will provide Monday’s COVID-19 update.

Hinshaw has a sore throat and will speak from home. She tested negative for COVID-19 but said she would stay home until her symptoms resolve.

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