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Thirty-three new COVID-19 cases identified in Alberta on Tuesday

Summary

Alberta identifies 33 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday on 4,415 tests

Active cases in the province dip to 763

More than 4.6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered to date in Alberta.

CALGARY — There were 33 new cases of COVID-19 identified in Alberta on Tuesday.

The new cases come after the completion of 4,415 tests — a positivity rate of roughly 0.7 per cent.

As for active cases, there are now 763 active infections in the province, a decrease of 68 from the day prior.

Hospitalization saw a slight increase on Tuesday, now at 138. ICU admissions held steady at 36.

Two additional deaths were reported.

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There were nearly 50,000 vaccine doses administered over the last day, 3,755 of which were first-dose appointments.

To date, more than 4.6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered.

As of Tuesday afternoon, 73.5 per cent of the eligible population have received at least one dose of a vaccine, with 49.6 per cent now fully vaccianted.