Coronavirus: Alberta identifies 456 COVID-19 cases, records 17 deaths | FULL
CA, 20 Jan 2021
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw updated the province’s COVID-19 situation on Tuesday. Hinshaw announced there were 456 new cases of COVID-19 identified in the province over the previous 24 hours.
The province also recorded an additional 17 deaths related to COVID-19.
Hinshaw spoke to a decline in COVID-19 testing numbers, saying the reason is unclear. “One factor could be fewer people getting sick,” she said, while reminding anyone with symptoms to stay home and book a COVID-19 test immediately.
Hinshaw also responded to questions about the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, and the announcement that Pfizer will not be shipping any vaccine next week.
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