Alberta Health said the deaths were determined to not be linked to COVID-19 post-mortem. Alberta’s death total now stands at 149.
“The two deaths involved a woman in her 70s in the South zone and a woman in her 80s in the Calgary zone who was a resident at Intercare Brentwood,” Alberta Health said in an email to Global News.
The province said the dates of the deaths will not be released to protect the identity of those individuals, as well as the family and friends grieving the loss.
On Thursday, the province confirmed an additional 40 cases of COVID-19.
There are now 379 active cases in the province and 6,788 Albertans have recovered from COVID-19. Thirty-three people were in hospital as of Thursday, with six of those in intensive care.
There are 204 active cases in the Calgary zone, 140 in the Edmonton zone, two in the central zone, 20 in the south zone and 12 in the north zone. There is one active case that is in an unknown zone.
Those in intensive care are in the Edmonton and Calgary zones.
To date, Alberta has completed 317,402 tests.View link »