Coronavirus: Alberta records 1,155 COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths | FULL

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Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw reported on Friday that the province had identified 1,155 new cases of COVID in the previous 24-hours. There are now 10,655 active cases in the province; 4,272 in the Calgary zone and 4,520 in the Edmonton zone. Alberta’s positivity rate sits at 6.5 per cent. There are 310 Albertans in hospital with COVID-19; 58 of whom are in intensive care units. Eleven deaths connected to COVID-19 were reported Friday, bringing Alberta’s pandemic death toll to 462. For more info, please go to Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: Like Global News on Facebook HERE: Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: #GlobalNews

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