COVID-19 UPDATE: May 20

During the Provincial COVID-19 update on May 20th, Alberta Health Services announced 19 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 6,735.

The number of deaths has not increased for 48 hours; 128 Albertans have died from COVID-19.

In the North Zone, there have been 230 cases of COVID-19; 18 currently active and 15 people have passed away.

AHS is reporting that 5,637 people have now recovered from the virus.

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.