The COVID-19 update for Friday, February 26:

  • There 356 new cases reported in the past 24 hours. 
  • Hospitalizations dropped by 11 for a total of 269. ICU patients dropped by one for a total of 55
  • Sadly, three more deaths were reported. 
  • Sixteen new cases of the UK variant strain were identified for a total of 363. One more case of the South African variant for a total of 8. 
  • To date, 207,300 vaccinations have been administered to Albertans. 
  • Cochrane is holding at ten active cases while Rocky View County is holding at 18 cases of the virus. 

Dr. Hinshaw will provide a live update on Monday, March 1.