Alberta’s chief medical officer says there have been five COVID-19-related deaths in 24 hours in the province.
Alberta now has eight deaths from COVID-19 and 690 confirmed cases.
Dr. Deena Hinshaw says two of the five deaths reported today were at long-term care facilities.
Hinshaw says four of the deaths were in the Calgary and Edmonton areas, and one was in the northern part of the province.
She says 94 people have recovered from the novel coronavirus.