On July 3, Alberta Health Services confirmed 57 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 48 hours, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 8,259.

It was also reported no one passed away in the last 48 hours. 155 Albertans have now died from COVID-19.

In the North Zone, there are 322 cases of COVID-19 and 16 people have passed away.

There are currently 38 active cases in our zone.

AHS is reporting that 7,532 people have recovered from the virus.

This means that there are currently 572 active cases across Alberta.

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

– Kenny Trenton, Trending 55 Newsroom