Saturday , 15 May 2021

New COVID-19 case in County of St. Paul, four active in Two Hills area

A new confirmed case of COVID-19 has been identified in the County of St. Paul on Tuesday.

This is the sixth total case shown on the Alberta Government’s virus data map, as last week the fifth case of novel coronavirus showed resolved symptoms.

Another new case has been reported in the County of Two Hills.

There is four active cases within the municipality, which has had eight recoveries, and one death.

There remains one active case in Vermilion River County with 12 recoveries.

There are no active cases in the Bonnyville, Cold Lake, Lac La Biche, and Smoky Lake areas.

On Tuesday, 164 new cases of COVID-19 were reported, putting the total number of active cases at 1,398.

Two additional deaths were confirmed, including a woman in her 90s from the North Zone, which extends just north of Edmonton to the northern provincial border, and includes the Lakeland.

There are 50 people in hospital and 10 of those in the ICU due to the virus.

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.