A third Albertan has died and 40 additional cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 661.

Aggressive public health measures continue to be implemented throughout the province to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Cases have been identified in all zones across the province with the largest number of confirmed cases being in the Calgary Zone, which Cochrane is a part of. 

Of these cases, there have been 41 hospitalizations, with 14 admissions to intensive care units (ICU), and three deaths reported.

Up to 60 of the 661 cases are believed to be due to community transmission. 

McKenzie Towne Long Term Care has 11 new cases identified, which brings the total in that facility to 26 confirmed cases. 

There are no reported changes for Rosedale on the Park (one case) and Shepherd’s Care Kensington Village (four cases).

There are now a total of 73 confirmed recovered cases.

Aggregate data, showing cases by age range and zone, as well as by local geographical areas, is available online at alberta.ca/covid19statistics.