The COVID-19 numbers update for Wednesday, April 21 recorded another 1,699 new cases in the past 24 hours with a positivity rate of 10.4%.

There were 1,332 new cases of variants of concern identified accounting for 58% of all active cases.

There are now 476 people in the hospital, an increase of 16 since the last report and 105 in ICU.

Another five deaths have been reported bringing the total to 2,048 in the province.

There are now 18,481 active cases in the province.

To date, 1,194,516 doses of vaccine have been administered in the province.

There were technical issues with the AHS website and it looks like local numbers were not updated. Cochrane remains at 142 active cases and Rocky View County is at 198 active cases.