COVID-19 Update: April 27

On April 27, Alberta Health Services confirmed 216 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 4,696.

It was also reported that five people passed away.

75 Albertans have now died from COVID-19.

In the North Zone, there are 196 cases of COVID-19 and 14 people have passed away.

AHS is reporting that 1,664 people have recovered from the virus.

This means that there are currently 2,957 active cases across Alberta

To help slow spread or ease fear of catching COVID-19, the government recommends washing one’s hands for at least 20 seconds, and to avoid touching the face.

– Kenny Trenton, Trending 55 Newsroom