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Twenty-eight COVID recoveries reported in St. Albert Tuesday

Three new cases were announced, for a total of 136 active cases. This is the lowest active number the city has seen since mid-November and less than half what the city had at its peak in December.
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St. Albert recorded three new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday and 28 more recoveries, dropping the city's active case load to 136, the lowest it has had since mid-November.

On Tuesday, the province released new data on COVID-19, which showed St. Albert's total cases so far rose from 1,901 to 1,904 on Tuesday. So far, 1,736 St. Albertans have recovered. Thirty-two residents have died.

In Sturgeon County, there are currently 20 active cases with 542 people having recovered from the virus since the pandemic began. 

Morinville has 21 active cases of COVID-19 with 326 people having recovered from the virus since the pandemic began. 

Across Alberta, another 366 new cases of COVID-19 were diagnosed in the past 24 hours, with 8,300 tests run for a positivity rate of 4.4 per cent. 

There are currently 626 people in the hospital, with 108 of them in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

In schools across the province, there are 266 active alerts and 12 outbreaks, which accounts for 12 per cent of all schools in Alberta. There are 526 cases associated with schools.

In the past 24 hours, 14 more deaths from COVID-19 were reported to Alberta Health.

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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