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COVID cases continue to rise in Athabasca region

COVID cases continue to rise in Athabasca region

Four more reported in Boyle, while there has been one recovery overall
Active cases drop to four in County of Barrhead

Active cases drop to four in County of Barrhead

Hillcrest Lodge no longer listed as experiencing outbreak
Active COVID-19 cases in Westlock drop below 10

Active COVID-19 cases in Westlock drop below 10

Area still under enhanced measures enforceable by peace officers
One more COVID case in Athabasca region

One more COVID case in Athabasca region

Totals rise to 19 active cases and 18 recoveries
Doctors say Alberta restrictions not enough to reduce COVID-19 strain on hospitals

Doctors say Alberta restrictions not enough to reduce COVID-19 strain on hospitals

Dr. Shazma Mithani, who works at two Edmonton hospitals, said she saw first-hand why more restrictions were necessary a day earlier when she arrived for her shift at the Royal Alexandra Hospital.
Alberta hits 500 COVID-19 deaths, debate rages on whether new health rules will work

Alberta hits 500 COVID-19 deaths, debate rages on whether new health rules will work

Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta's chief medical officer of health, announced 1,265 new cases Wednesday, with 355 people in hospital, including 71 in intensive care.
'Tragic milestone': 500 Albertans have died from COVID-19

'Tragic milestone': 500 Albertans have died from COVID-19

AHS increases beds for COVID-19 patients, restricts acute care access
Two more COVID-19 cases in Westlock area

Two more COVID-19 cases in Westlock area

AHS to increase ICU capacity, limiting visitors to sites
Athabasca area now at 18 active COVID cases

Athabasca area now at 18 active COVID cases

Three more were added overnight, bringing total since March to 36
Seven active cases of COVID-19 identified in County of Barrhead

Seven active cases of COVID-19 identified in County of Barrhead

After holding the line for a week, the total number of active cases jumps by two within 24 hours