By Herald on November 23, 2020.
Alberta reported 1,549 new cases of COVID-19 Monday, with a provincial active cases count now at 13,166. There are 328 cases in hospital, 62 of those in ICU. Five new deaths are being reported for a total of 476 COVID-19 related fatalities.
The South Zone shows 69 new cases, with active cases now up to 664. Twenty-five cases are in hospital, with 5 of those in ICU. Lethbridge shows 17 new cases, 13 new in Taber and 11 new in Medicine Hat. Those three communities are all over 100 active cases, with 176,106 and 101 respectively.
Other new cases in the zone show as 10 in Lethbridge County, 4 in Brooks, 3 each in Cardston County, Warner County and MD of Pincher Creek, and 1 each in Cypress County and County of Newell .
One new death is being reported in the zone showing in Brooks. Alberta Health confirms a woman in her 70s is one of the additional deaths being reported today.
Deena Hinshaw, the Province’s Chief Medical Officer of Health says she is meeting with cabinet Monday afternoon to discuss new measures to help reduce the growing spread of COVID-19. Details on those measures are expected Tuesday.