Alberta’s chief medical officer of health says there were an estimated 900 new COVID-19 cases recorded in the province on New Year’s Day.
Dr. Deena Hinshaw provided the update in a tweet today.
She did not give an update on the number of new COVID-19 deaths in the province.
Here's is today's #COVID19AB modified update.
On Jan. 1, there was an estimated:
– 900 cases
– 12,700 laboratory tests
– 7% positivity
– hospitalizations – stable
– ICU – stable
Another preliminary update will be shared on Jan 3.
— Dr. Deena Hinshaw (@CMOH_Alberta) January 2, 2021
Hinshaw says there was an estimated seven per cent test positivity on about 12,700 laboratory tests.
She says the number of people with COVID-19 in hospitals and intensive care was stable.