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No new COVID-19 cases overnight in St. Albert

One more person recovered, bringing the city's active cases down to 27.
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No new COVID-19 cases were diagnosed overnight in St. Albert, while there was one more recovery that helped to drop the active cases down by one to 27. 

St. Albert continues to sit at the same active case counts the city saw in mid-October. 

Sturgeon County saw active cases drop from 12 to nine overnight, while Morinville held steady at seven active cases for the fourth day in a row. 

Across Alberta, there were another 267 cases diagnosed overnight after 6,300 tests were run for a positivity rate of 4.4 per cent. 

There are active alerts or outbreaks at 231 schools, which is around 10 per cent of the schools in the province. There have been 846 cases diagnosed in school-aged children since classes resumed on Jan. 11. 

There are currently 326 people in the hospital with 51 of them in intensive care. Another 11 deaths were reported to Alberta Health in the past 24 hours. 

There are 4,516 active cases in the province. 

There have been 180,755 doses of vaccine given out as of Feb. 22.

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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