COCHRANE— The number of active COVID-19 cases in Cochrane is continuing to incrementally increase.
The Town of Cochrane had a reported 11 active cases of COVID-19 as of the end of the day Sunday (Feb. 21). To date the town has identified 325 cases of the virus— Two people have died and 312 people have recovered.
In the last 24 hours, the province identified 273 new cases of COVID-19 after the completion of 6,100 tests completed.
The current provincial testing positivity rate sits at 4.5 per cent.
There are 324 current COVID-related hospitalizations in Alberta, including 53 people in intensive care.
The province reported 16 new COVID-related deaths in the last 24 hours. The majority of the deaths were from December and were identified post-mortem. To date, 1,843 Albertans have died due to the virus.
There are 4,675 active cases of COVID-19 in Alberta.