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Friday numbers show three new COVID-19 cases in St. Albert

Another 15 people recovered in the city. There are currently 165 St. Albertans diagnosed with COVID-19, the fewest since Nov. 20.
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Three new cases of COVID-19 were diagnosed in St. Albert by Alberta Health overnight. 

On Friday, new provincial data shows the city's active cases crept up by three. There are now 165 people in St. Albert who currently have COVID-19. This marked the fewest new cases since Nov. 4, and the least number of total active cases since Nov. 20.

Another 15 people recovered in the past 24 hours. In total, 1,606 people have now recovered since the pandemic began.

Sturgeon County currently has 38 active cases, with 509 people having recovered. The county reported no new cases on Friday.

In Morinville, active cases sit at 24, with 314 people having recovered from the virus. The town also reported no new cases on Friday.

Across the province, there were 785 new cases of COVID-19 announced, with 13,575 tests being completed for a positivity rate of 5.8 per cent. 

Currently, there are 12,189 active cases of COVID-19 in Alberta while 101,779 people have recovered. 

There are 796 people in the hospital, with 124 of them in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

There were 13 new deaths announced on Friday, bringing the total deaths up to 1,402 since the pandemic began. 

So far, 74,110 vaccine doses have been distributed as of Jan. 14.


Jennifer Henderson, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

About the Author: Jennifer Henderson, Local Journalism Initiative reporter

Jennifer Henderson is the Local Journalism Initiative reporter for Great West Newspapers based in St. Albert, Alta.
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