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Two more COVID cases for Westlock area

Cases steadily rising since end of October
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Geospatial COVID-19 data provided by the Government of Alberta, updated Nov. 17.

WESTLOCK — In the last 24 hours, two more people tested positive for COVID-19 in the Westlock area.

Active cases remain at 24, and 39 people have recovered for a total of 63 cases recorded since the start of the pandemic. The overwhelming majority of people have tested positive in the last month.

Five of the active cases are at the Westlock Continuing Care Centre, Alberta Health Services confirmed yesterday. Four residents and one employee have tested positive for COVID-19.

No deaths have been recorded in Westlock County, the Town of Westlock or the Village of Clyde.

Since yesterday, 760 cases were confirmed across the province. There are 10,068 active cases in Alberta. Hospitalizations are still growing and reached 268 today, with 57 people in ICU — COVID-19 bed capacity sits at 81 per cent.

Five more people have died. The death toll in Alberta sits at 432.