2 Albertans die of COVID-19 as province adds 108 new cases

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Alberta’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw provides an update on COVID-19 and the ongoing work to protect public health from Edmonton on Monday, June 15, 2020.

EDMONTON -- Two more Albertans have died of COVID-19 as Alberta reported another 108 cases of the disease Thursday."Every one of them was a father, mother, son, daughter or other loved ones to family and friends. I offer my condolences," Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said.

There are 1,158 active cases in Alberta as of Thursday. Current infections dropped by 36 in the Edmonton Zone to 589, but the city if Edmonton is still under watch with an active case rate of 51.5 per 100,000 residents. There are six cases at the Six Bright Horizons Childcare in Edmonton, Hinshaw said. The daycare closed on Aug. 20, but the infant preschool room opened Wednesday because it had no cases.

The outbreak at the Bible Pentecostal Church in Edmonton now has 100 cases of COVID-19. The chief medical officer of health asked Albertans to treat members of the church with compassion. "There have been some reports that this particular church has recieved threats and members have been treated inappropriately," Hinshaw said.

 

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I miss when we learned who had died from the virus and where. Now they are just numbers, not people that had families and friends.

FEAR MONGERING 🤮

It doesn't seem like our hospitals are overrun, like at all. So can we stop with the minute by minute case count. Remember 15 days to flatten the curve? I think this 'pandemic' is over.

Why does CTV continue to interview people who don’t wear their masks properly? Teach them to cover their nose before hearing what they have to say.

How many other Albertans died of otger causes today?.... It's as if they were the only ones who died. This is getting ridiculous....

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