Hinshaw, Yiu to give COVID-19 update at 3:30

EDMONTON –

Doctors Deena Hinshaw and Verna Yiu will give a COVID-19 update at 3:30 p.m.

Watch the press conference with the chief medical officer of health and AHS president and CEO on CTVNewsEdmonton.ca.

On Wednesday, Alberta reported its first death linked to COVID-19 in a person under 20, an 18-year-old from the Central health zone.

The province also reported record-high patient counts in hospital and ICU with 1,040 and 230, respectively.

There are 20,304 active COVID-19 cases in Alberta after it added 1,336 infections on Wednesday.

Among eligible Albertans, 81.8 per cent have received a first dose of vaccine and 73.3 per cent have had two doses.

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