74 confirmed coronavirus cases in Alberta; cases detected in all health zones

Speaking to reporters via video conferencing because she is self-isolating while experiencing cold symptoms, the province’s chief medical officer of health said Monday that for the first time, there are confirmed novel coronavirus cases now in all Alberta Health zones.

Dr. Deena Hinshaw said there were 18 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number to 74 across the province.

Hinshaw said that five COVID-19 cases in the province are people being treated in hospital. All are in stable condition. She added that all other cases are self-isolating at home and are expected to make a full recovery.

As of Monday afternoon, the Alberta government said cases of COVID-19 in the province include 52 cases in the Calgary zone, 18 cases in the Edmonton zone, two cases in the Central zone, one case in the South zone and one case in the North zone.

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