According to Alberta Heath officials the number of active COVID-19 cases in the Town of Cochrane has risen to three.

After several weeks of sitting at zero, Cochrane recorded two active cases on Monday, and as of yesterday, another case has been confirmed. Rocky View County is sitting at five active cases of the virus.

After completing 8,440 tests at the start of this week, there are now 1,134 active cases of COVID-19 across Alberta. 

46 people are currently in hospital and seven are in intensive care units.

To date, 235 Albertans have died as a result of Covid-19 and 11,714 have recovered.