The COVID-19 weekend numbers update is as follows.

Saturday:

  • There were 1,293 new cases with a positivity rate of 9.1%.
  • There were 876 new cases of variants of concern identified.
  • There were 349 people in the hospital with 84 in ICU.
  • Five more deaths were reported for a total of 2,012.

Sunday:

  • There were 1,183 new cases with a positivity rate of 8.0%. 
  • There were 942 new cases of variants of concern were identified. Variants now account for 50% of all active cases.
  • There are 376 people are in the hospital with 90 in ICU (an increase of 27 and six respectively from Saturday).
  • One death was reported to bring the total to 2,013 in the province.

Since Friday, April 9, Cochrane saw an increase of 27 new cases for a total of 140 active cases.

Rocky View County reported 28 new cases for a total of 207 active cases of COVID-19.

As of Saturday, April 10, 847,630 doses of vaccine have been administered in the province. 

Dr. Hinshaw will provide a live update on Tuesday, April 13.