Dr. Hinshaw to provide COVID-19 update for Albertans Tuesday afternoon

Albertans are scheduled to receive another COVID-19 update from Dr. Deena Hinshaw on Tuesday afternoon.

The province’s chief medical officer of health is scheduled to speak at 3:30 p.m. The news conference will be streamed live in this post.

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On Monday, Alberta Health confirmed an additional 1,136 total cases of COVID-19; 679 variant cases were identified.

There were 14,849 active cases of COVID-19 across the province.

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Five additional deaths were reported to Alberta Health. Of those, four were in the Edmonton zone and one was in the Central zone.

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As of yesterday, Alberta had administered 932,258 doses of COVID-19 vaccine and 176,941 Albertans were fully vaccinated.

This story will be updated after Hinshaw’s news conference.

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