Alberta Health Services has updated its COVID-19 numbers.
 
For the local area, the first number is active cases on Thursday (Apr.8), while the second is the updated total for Friday:
 
- Fort Saskatchewan: 49 cases - 58 cases
- Sherwood Park: 110 cases -124 cases
- Strathcona County: 36 cases - 37 cases
- Sturgeon County: 52 cases - 59 cases
- Morinville: 28 cases - 35 cases
- Lamont County: two cases – three cases
 
Ecole Pere Kenneth Kearns Catholic School in Strathcona County is now under alert status (2-4 cases).
 
Provincial update
 
In the last day, 1,521 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Alberta. There are 13,059 active cases currently, with 5,937 cases of the variants, or 46 per cent.
 
There are 333 people in the hospital, of which 83 are in intensive care. There were two more deaths reported in the last day, bringing the total number of fatalities to 2,007.
 
The province has so far given out 779,817 doses of the vaccine.