Alberta reports 1,125 new cases of COVID-19 over 3 days, 6 new deaths – CBC

There are now 463 people in hospital with COVID-19, including 98 in ICU.

Nov 22, 2021

Alberta is reporting 1,125 new cases of COVID-19 as the province released the latest data information from the weekend.

Six more COVID-related deaths were also reported Monday, bringing the province’s total to 3,217.

The new cases were detected from Friday to Monday:

Nov. 19: 470 new cases (9,449 tests, 5.16 per cent positivity)
Nov 20: 386 new cases (7,615 tests, 5.12 per cent positivity)
Nov 21: 269 new cases (4,824 tests, 5.64 per cent positivity)
The seven-day average for test positivity rate is 4.95 per cent.

Sunday’s new case number, 269, is the lowest single-day total reported in the province since Aug. 8, though it should be noted testing numbers tend to be much lower on weekends.

Alberta’s hospital admissions for COVID-19 continue to trend downward. There are now 463 people in hospital with COVID-19, including 98 in ICU. About 74 per cent of those in hospital currently are either unvaccinated or partly vaccinated.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/alberta-reports-1-125-new-cases-of-covid-19-over-3-days-6-new-deaths-1.6258745

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