Tuesday , 21 September 2021
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No active COVID-19 cases in St. Paul, Cold Lake, and Bonnyville areas as of Tuesday

The one remaining active case of COVID-19 in the St. Paul area has recovered, the province’s virus data map shows on Tuesday.

That means all three total cases have recovered in the St. Paul area, seven total cases in the Bonnyville area have recovered, and four total cases in the Cold Lake area have recovered.

There remains two active cases of the virus in the Vermilion River County area with three recoveries.

45 new cases, 1 death

Seventy-seven per cent of total cases have recovered, with 4,866 Albertans with resolved infections and 1,361 active cases.

Chief medical officer, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, confirmed 45 new cases after 3,173 test results in the past 24 hours in Alberta on Tuesday.

One death has occurred in that time, which moves the COVID-19 death toll to 118.

Seventy-three people are in hospital with 12 of those in intensive care.

There are 105 active infections linked to long-term care homes with 559 recoveries, 25 active cases linked to the Cargill meatpacking plant in High River and 920 recoveries, 44 active cases linked to the JBS plant in Brooks and 582 recoveries, and 12 active cases at the Harmony beef plant north of Calgary with 28 recoveries.

The rate of fatalities in Alberta compared to the number of positive tests is 0.019 per cent.

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connected Media Inc. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.