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Alberta estimates 900 new COVID cases recorded on New Year’s Day

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.

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.

CityNews

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