The Lakeland area highlighted on the province’s virus data map. Image credit: Alberta Government.
There are no active cases of COVID-19 in the Cold Lake area as of Thursday, as the fourth individual in that region with the virus has recovered.
Seven total cases have occurred in the Bonnyville area and all have recovered.
In fact, in the AHS North Zone, which extends just north of Edmonton to the northern and eastern border and includes the Lakeland, the total cases dropped by three from yesterday, which may be a data entry error.
54 new cases, 2 deaths
Chief medical officer Dr. Deena Hinshaw confirmed 54 new cases of COVID-19 in Alberta on Thursday for a provincial total of 6,017.
Two additional deaths have reported, which puts the provincial death toll at 114 due to the virus.
Sixty-three per cent of total cases have recovered–3,809.
Six hundred and thirty-two cases have been reported in long-term care homes in the province.
At the Cargill meatpacking plant in High River, the largest outbreak in Norht America, 826 people have recovered of the 944 infected.
At the JBS plant in Brooks, 466 recoveries have occurred in the 583 total cases.
The Kearl Lake oilfield site has 99 confirmed or probable novel coronavirus cases, 78 of which are located in Alberta.
- Calgary Zone: 4,044 cases
- South Zone: 1,124 cases
- Edmonton Zone: 505 cases
- North Zone: 226 cases
- Central Zone: 94 cases
- Unknown: 24 cases