There were another 1,473 new cases of COVID-19 reported on Friday, September 10.

An additional seven people are in hospital with the virus bringing the total to 686.

There are 15 more people in ICU bringing that total to 169 and of that number 91.2 per cent of the patients are unvaccinated.

There are now 16,265 active cases in the province with a positivity rate of over 11 per cent.

Sadly, another 10 people have died bringing the total deaths in the province to 2,444.

Vaccination rates continue to stagnate with 78.9 per cent partially immunized and 70.9 per cent of Albertans are fully immunized.

Cochrane’s active case has risen to 84 and Rocky View County is reporting 117 active cases.

Dr. Hinshaw tweeted “With the weekend upon us, Albertans are reminded to limit in-person contacts to help prevent COVID-19 transmission. Indoor social gatherings put unvaccinated individuals, particularly, at risk.”