The Alberta Health Services says it identified 466 new cases of COVID-19 and 5 additional deaths in the last 24 hours.
Dr. Deena Hinshaw, the Chief Medical Officer of Alberta, said the Alberta Health identified the new cases after completing around 11,500 tests.
Furthermore, Dr. Hinshaw, said 660 people are in hospital due to COVID-19, including 141 people who are being treated in Intensive Care Unit.
She also added that of the 519 in non-ICU, 72.9% are unvaccinated or partially vaccinated. Of the 141 in ICU, 87.9% are unvaccinated or partially vaccinated.
“Sadly, 5 new deaths related to COVID-19 were also reported to Alberta Health in the last 24 hours,” Dr. Hinshaw said.
The Alberta Health on Thursday reported 516 new cases of COVID-19 and 4 additional deaths over a 24-hour period.