COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

Wetaskiwin’s COVID-19 cases continue to grow; 91 active cases in the City of Wetaskiwin

City of Wetaskiwin’s active cases continue to grow.

In the past two weeks the City of Wetaskiwin’s active COVID-19 cases have grown considerably.

As of the Nov. 30, 2020 COVID-19 number updates from the Government of Alberta, the City of Wetaskiwin has 91 active cases. The City has only has one COVID-19 death.

The County of Wetaskiwin, separated from the City on the Municipality setting on the Government of Alberta’s aggregate data map, has 19 active cases.

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Maskwacis Health Services is reporting 124 active COVID-19 cases in Maskwacis.

On Nov. 30 Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw confirmed 1,733 additional COVID-19 cases in Alberta with a positivity rate of 8.4 per cent. Cases in the central zone increased by 137.

Dr. Hinshaw also explained that COVID-19 has a long incubation period and that Albertans must be extra vigilant during this time to try to curve the rising numbers.

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