Alberta's chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw, gives an update on Alberta's COVID-19 cases on Feb. 22, 2021.

COVID-19 variant cases are continuing to rise in Alberta, hitting a new high of 600 cases on Sunday.

The new record came as Alberta reported another 950 COVID-19 cases were discovered across the province Sunday. Variant cases now make up 38 per cent of all active cases, according to preliminary provincial data.

Chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said in a tweet hospitalizations “remain stable” and another 8,000 jabs of COVID-19 vaccines were given the day previous, reaching 693,000 doses to date.

“Please continue to follow the health measures that are in place to slow the spread of COVID-19 and help protect those around you,” she wrote.

More details on cases over the long weekend will be given on Monday, Hinshaw said, including more information on the

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Source:: Edmonton Journal – Politics

      

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COVID-19: Alberta reports 950 new cases Sunday, 600 variants

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