Alberta health officials provide update on COVID-19 situation | LIVE

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Dr. André Corriveau, deputy chief medical officer of health, will provide an update on Alberta’s response to COVID-19 on Tuesday.

On Monday, Alberta Health confirmed 115 new COVID-19 cases from about 3,315 tests.

That puts the province’s positivity rate at about 3.7 per cent.

There were a total of 3,089 active cases across Alberta. The province’s R-value — transmission rate — was at 0.76.

104 cases involving variants of concern had been identified.

Alberta Health reported there were 270 people in hospital with COVID-19, including 73 who were being treated in ICU.

Alberta had administered approximately 3,412,751 doses of vaccine as of June 13. Nearly 21 per cent of eligible Albertans 12 and older have been fully vaccinated with two doses.

The percentage of eligible Albertans who have received at least one dose sat at 68.8 per cent.

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