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    Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw will provide an update on the COVID-19 situation in the province on Tuesday.

    It will be the first time Hinshaw speaks to reporters since Premier Jason Kenney announced that almost all public health restrictions will be lifted on July 1.

    Alberta Health confirmed an additional 60 cases of COVID-19 on Monday, as well as two additional deaths.

    There were 2,003 active cases of COVID-19 across the province. Over the previous 24 hours, the province completed 2,833 tests, putting the positivity rate at around 1.8 per cent.

    While 29.2 per cent of Albertans 12 and older have received two doses of COVID-19 vaccine and are fully vaccinated, Alberta is struggling to reach the next percentage point of Albertans with at least one dose. As of June 20, 70.7 per cent of eligible Albertans has received their first dose.

    As of Monday, Alberta had administered 3,804,700 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

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