COVID-19 UPDATE: July 10

On July 10, Alberta Health Services confirmed 77 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 8,596.

It was also reported that no one passed away in the last 24 hours. 160 Albertans have now died from COVID-19.

In the North Zone, there are 355 cases of COVID-19 and 16 people have passed away.

There are currently 42 active cases in our zone.

AHS is reporting that 7,844 people have recovered from the virus.

This means that there are currently 592 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