COVID-19 : 24 new cases in Ablerta


COVID-19 : 24 new cases in Ablerta


May 29, 2020

Global Korean Post


COVID-19 pandemic in Alberta (May 29 at 3:30 p.m.)

More than 250,000 tests for COVID-19 have now been performed in Alberta. Testing is now available to all Albertans, whether they have COVID-19 symptoms or not.

Hospitalization rates remain low with 55 people in hospital, four of whom are in intensive care. In total, 6,220 Albertans have recovered from COVID-19. No additional deaths have been reported.

Latest updates

  • 24 new cases bring the number of total active cases to 616.
  • Cases have been identified in all zones across the province:
    • Calgary zone: 483 active cases and 4,263 recovered
    • South zone: 49 active cases and 1,177 recovered
    • Edmonton zone: 55 active cases and 463 recovered
    • North zone: 25 active cases and 201 recovered
    • Central zone: two active cases and 96 recovered
    • Two active cases and 20 recovered cases in zones to be confirmed
    • Additional information, including case totals, is online.
  • To date, 656 cases have an unknown exposure.
  • So far, 229,675 Albertans have been tested and labs have performed 253,459 tests, with 3,754 tests completed in the last 24 hours.
  • Deaths total 143: 104 in the Calgary zone; 16 in the North zone; 13 in the Edmonton zone; nine in the South zone; and one in the Central zone.
  • There are 63 active cases and 654 recovered cases at continuing care facilities; 108 facility residents have died.

Testing to expand

  • Testing is now available to all Albertans, whether they have COVID-19 symptoms or not.
  • Expanded testing will provide data to further understand the impacts of moving to the next stage of Alberta’s Relaunch Strategy and help us understand where there might be undetected positive cases and prevent further spread of the virus.