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Alberta has 3,651 active cases of COVID-19.  (File photo)

750 new COVID-19 cases identified in Alberta Sunday

Central zone currently has 1,182 active cases of the virus

Alberta has 3,651 active cases of COVID-19.  (File photo)
FILE - In this July 27, 2020, file photo, nurse Kathe Olmstead prepares a shot that is part of a possible COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc., in Binghamton, N.Y. Moderna said Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, its COVID-19 shot provides strong protection against the coronavirus that's surging in the U.S. and around the world. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)
FILE - In this July 27, 2020, file photo, nurse Kathe Olmstead prepares a shot that is part of a possible COVID-19 vaccine, developed by the National Institutes of Health and Moderna Inc., in Binghamton, N.Y. Moderna said Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, its COVID-19 shot provides strong protection against the coronavirus that's surging in the U.S. and around the world. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)
Licensed practical nurse administers a COVID-19 test at the Jamestown Family Clinic's drive-up testing site on Dec. 7. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell

Alberta adds 811 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday

Another COVID-19 death reported in Red Deer

Licensed practical nurse administers a COVID-19 test at the Jamestown Family Clinic's drive-up testing site on Dec. 7. Sequim Gazette photo by Michael Dashiell
Asymptomatic testing will now be available for "priority groups" who are most likely to spread the COVID-19 virus to vulnerable or at-risk populations. File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS

Gov’t of Alberta reports 31 new COVID-19 deaths on Saturday

There are 1,577 active cases in the central zone

Asymptomatic testing will now be available for "priority groups" who are most likely to spread the COVID-19 virus to vulnerable or at-risk populations. File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS
Red Deer has 255 active cases of COVID-19, which is three more than the 252 reported on Thursday. (File photo)

Alberta identifies 1,183 new COVID-19 cases Friday

Central zone has 1,460 active cases

Red Deer has 255 active cases of COVID-19, which is three more than the 252 reported on Thursday. (File photo)
In-class learning will resume at Alberta schools this upcoming Monday, Premier Jason Kenney confirmed on Thursday. (File photo by The Canadian Press)

In-person learning at schools resumes Monday: Alberta premier

Schools play a critical role in supporting student learning: Minister of Education Adriana LaGrange

In-class learning will resume at Alberta schools this upcoming Monday, Premier Jason Kenney confirmed on Thursday. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
More than 400 COVID-19 cases reported in Alberta Wednesday, according to multiple reports. (File photo)

1,352 new COVID-19 cases, 26 deaths reported Saturday

AHS central zone has 1,450 active cases

More than 400 COVID-19 cases reported in Alberta Wednesday, according to multiple reports. (File photo)
(File photo by The Canadian Press)

Alberta identifies 1,717 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday

Alberta Health Services’ central zone has 1,589 active cases

(File photo by The Canadian Press)
Alberta has 1,910 active cases of COVID-19 as of Wednesday. Red Deer is reporting five active cases, with 108 recovered. (File photo)

Alberta identifies 1,590 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday

There are 20,072 active cases in the province

Alberta has 1,910 active cases of COVID-19 as of Wednesday. Red Deer is reporting five active cases, with 108 recovered. (File photo)
SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, which causes COVID-19, emerge from the surface of cells isolated from a patient in the U.S. and cultured in a lab in a 2020 electron microscope image. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-HO, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - Rocky Mountain Laboratories

18 COVID-19 deaths reported: Red Deer active cases surpass 400

Alberta currently has 20,161 active cases

SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, which causes COVID-19, emerge from the surface of cells isolated from a patient in the U.S. and cultured in a lab in a 2020 electron microscope image. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-HO, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - Rocky Mountain Laboratories
A nurse gets a swab ready at a temporary COVID-19 test clinic in Montreal, on Friday, May 15, 2020. Health Canada has reversed course on home test kits for COVID-19, saying it will now review applications for such devices. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

1,836 new COVID-19 cases, 19 deaths identified in Alberta on Sunday

Central zone has 1,391 active cases of the virus

A nurse gets a swab ready at a temporary COVID-19 test clinic in Montreal, on Friday, May 15, 2020. Health Canada has reversed course on home test kits for COVID-19, saying it will now review applications for such devices. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

1,879 new COVID-19 cases identified in Alberta on Saturday

Six new deaths were reported in Alberta

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
The Government of Alberta has identified 1,828 new cases and 15 new COVID-19-related deaths, which brings the provincial death toll to 590. (File photo)

Alberta identifies 1,828 new COVID-19 cases on Friday

Central zone has 1,251 active cases

The Government of Alberta has identified 1,828 new cases and 15 new COVID-19-related deaths, which brings the provincial death toll to 590. (File photo)
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, said growing COVID-19 case numbers continue to be a concern in the province. (Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)

Alberta announces 1,077 new COVID-19 cases Thursday

There are currently 14,052 active cases in the province

Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, said growing COVID-19 case numbers continue to be a concern in the province. (Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta)
Alberta children whose only symptom of COVID-19 is a runny nose or a sore throat will no longer require mandatory isolation, starting Monday.

477 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Alberta on Thursday

Changes being made to the COVID-19 symptom list for school-age children

Alberta children whose only symptom of COVID-19 is a runny nose or a sore throat will no longer require mandatory isolation, starting Monday.
The influenza vaccine will be available at no cost starting Monday in Alberta. “The more that we can avoid influenza-related tests, emergency visits and hospitalizations, the stronger our system will be to support those with COVID-19 and all other health needs," says Dr. Deena Hinshaw, the province's chief medical officer of health. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Hinshaw urges Albertans to get flu shot as COVID cases jump by 332

Alberta’s central zone now has 132 active COVID-19 cases

The influenza vaccine will be available at no cost starting Monday in Alberta. “The more that we can avoid influenza-related tests, emergency visits and hospitalizations, the stronger our system will be to support those with COVID-19 and all other health needs," says Dr. Deena Hinshaw, the province's chief medical officer of health. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Alberta’s central zone currently has 50 active COVID-19 cases

Alberta’s central zone currently has 50 active COVID-19 cases

Provincially, 277 new cases were confirmed by the government on Friday

Alberta’s central zone currently has 50 active COVID-19 cases
Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, is reminding Albertans to stay safe this upcoming Thanksgiving. (Photo courtesy of Government of Alberta)

Central zone down to 19 active COVID-19 cases on Thursday

Provincially, 158 new COVID-19 cases were identified

Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, is reminding Albertans to stay safe this upcoming Thanksgiving. (Photo courtesy of Government of Alberta)
Central zone has 20 active cases of COVID-19

Central zone has 20 active cases of COVID-19

Province identified 143 new cases across Alberta on Wednesday

Central zone has 20 active cases of COVID-19
Dr. Deena Hinshaw, the province’s chief medical officer of health, says the government “expected” to eventually see examples of transmission within Alberta schools. Photo by CHRIS SCHWARZ/Government of Alberta

UPDATED: Red Deer has nine active COVID-19 cases

Number of cases increased by 107 Friday

Dr. Deena Hinshaw, the province’s chief medical officer of health, says the government “expected” to eventually see examples of transmission within Alberta schools. Photo by CHRIS SCHWARZ/Government of Alberta