Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Jason Copping to provide COVID-19 update Wednesday afternoon

Alberta’s chief medical officer of health and health minister are scheduled to provide their weekly update on COVID-19 Wednesday afternoon.

Dr. Deena Hinshaw and Jason Copping are scheduled to speak at 3:30 p.m. Global News will live stream the news conference in this story post.

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During last week’s update, Copping said Alberta hospitals remain under “significant pressures.”

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Alberta sees an average of nine deaths per day from COVID-19 between April 19 and April 25, 2022

Last week’s numbers showed there were 1,220 people in hospital with COVID-19 as of April 25. Of those people, 47 were being treated in intensive care.

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As of April 25, 4,252 people have died of COVID-19 in Alberta since the pandemic began.

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