COVID-19 Update: 243 new cases, one death | No new cases reported in Foothills outbreaks

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Woman in her 30s dies from COVID-19 as province reports another 243 cases

Milestones employee Rob Ahara stacks up patio furniture as the restaurant packed up its large Stephen Avenue Mall patio for the season on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. Photo by Gavin Young/Postmedia

An Edmonton woman has become the second Albertan in their 30s to die from COVID-19 as the province reports another 243 new cases of the novel coronavirus on Wednesday, according to Alberta Health.

There are 2,689 active cases in the province and about 54 per cent of those cases are in the Edmonton zone which has seen a steep increase in the last few weeks. The woman in her 30s was the 287th death from COVID-19 and one of the youngest to die in Alberta.

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243 new cases, one death

The latest COVID-19 numbers from Alberta:

  • 243 new cases on 14,881 tests
  • One additional death; 287 total
  • 100 in hospital; 14 in ICUs
  • 2,689 active cases in Alberta; 791 in Alberta Health Services’ Calgary zone


No new cases in Foothills outbreaks

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