Alberta reports 27 new COVID-19 deaths as hospitalizations see slight increase – CBC

Province reported 2 days of data Wednesday as numbers weren’t available Tuesday

Mar 02, 2022

Alberta reported 27 new deaths related to COVID-19 Wednesday as the province released full data for the past two days.

Due to a technical issue, the government only released estimated data on Tuesday and did not report new deaths or the positivity rate.

With 27 new deaths, the province’s pandemic total has reached 3,939.

The number of people with COVID-19 in Alberta hospitals has increased slightly. There are now 1,231 people in hospital with COVID-19, an increase of five from Tuesday’s estimate. Included in the 1,231 are 84 patients in intensive care, an increase of one.

The province reported 747 new cases of COVID-19, combining data from the previous two days:

359 cases on Feb. 28 (2,060 tests, 24.9 per cent positivity).
388 cases on March 1 (2,921 tests, 18.76 per cent positivity).

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/alberta-27-new-covid-deaths-1.6370625

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