As of November 30, Alberta Health confirmed 1,733 new cases since Nov. 29.
There are 81 new cases in the North Zone since Nov. 29.
There has been 0 deaths recorded in the North Zone in the last 24 hours.
2,895 cases have recovered in the North Zone which holds at 77% of the cases.
New measures at a glance
Premier Jason Kenney announced that Alberta is in a State of Public Health Emergency. New measures are mandatory and will be enforced with increased inspections and fines. Anyone disregarding the new measures could face a fine of up to $100,000. Unless otherwise stated, the following mandatory restrictions come into effect Nov. 24 and will be in place for at least three weeks. Click here for further details. The new measures will be reassessed on December 15, 2020.
Current Outbreaks in the North Zone
Locations of outbreaks in acute care and continuing care facilities are reported publicly when there are 2 or more cases, indicating that a transmission within the facility has occurred.
Outbreaks at other facilities or in the community are reported publicly when there are 5 or more cases.
Outbreaks are declared over when 4 weeks have passed with no new cases, so not all outbreaks listed below have current transmission happening.
Acute care facilities
- Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, Grande Prairie
Long term care facilities
- Fairview Health Complex
- Grande Prairie Care Centre
- Mayerthorpe Extendicare
- Westlock Continuing Care Centre
Supportive living/home living sites
- Bar-V-Nook Manor, Smoky Lake
- Rehoboth Christian Ministries Group Home, Grande Prairie
- Ridgevalley Seniors Home, Crooked Creek
Other facilities and settings
- Boys and Girls Club, St. Paul
- CNRL Albian, Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
- CNRL Horizon, Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
- Elders Caring Shelter Society, Grande Prairie
- Imperial Oil, Cold Lake
- Kearl Lake work site, Fort Mckay
- Peace River Correctional Facility
- Sport cohort, Fairview
- Suncor base plant, Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
- Suncor Firebag, Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
- Syncrude Mildred Lake site, Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
K-12 schools across Alberta that have 2 or more confirmed cases of COVID-19 will be identified on the School Status Map. Parents and staff are notified by letter as soon as a case is identified. The charts may be updated up to 24 hours later.
Dr Hinshaw reported 376 schools (16% of the schools in Alberta) with 1 or more cases, but only 278 schools (202 outbreaks) have been identified on the list in Alberta in the last 24 hours. An outbreak is when there are 2-4 infectious cases in the school. There are 76 regions on the list within Alberta with no school status to report.
88 schools are on the WATCH list.
There are 10 outbreaks reported in the North Zone including 4 schools on the WATCH list.
November 30, 2020
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Regions are defined by rural municipalities, city boundaries, and urban service areas; smaller regions (i.e. towns, villages, and reserves) are incorporated into the corresponding rural area. Cases without a postal code or incorrect postal codes are not included. Location information missing/invalid for: 353 case(s).
The city of Fort McMurray moves up to a total of 730 cases and 193 active. This makes them the area in the North Zone with the highest active cases. The city of Fort McMurray along with the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo have been put on the Enhanced list (additional measures in place).
Smoky Lake County (Smoky Lake, Vilna, Waskatenau, Bellis, Edwand, Spedden, Warspite, Buffalo Lake Métis Settlement, Kikino Métis Settlement, Anning, Birchland Resort, Bonnie Lake Resort, Cache Lake, Cossack, Downing, Hamlin, Lobstick Settlement, Mons Lake, North Kotzman, Parkview Beach, Sprucefield, Two Lakes, Victoria Settlement (also Fort Victoria), Wahstao, Wasel, Whiteman Beach) moves up to a total of 242 cases and 69 active. Smoky Lake County has been put on the Enhanced list (additional measures in place).
County of St. Paul No. 19 (Elk Point, St. Paul, Horseshoe Bay, Ashmont, Heinsburg, Lottie Lake, St. Edouard, St. Vincent, Abilene, Angle Lake, Bayview Beach, Boyne Lake, Clarksville, Ferguson Flats, Frog Lake, Glen On The Lake, Lac Canard, McLeod Beach, Northern Valley, Owlseye Lake, Primrose, St. Paul Beach, Sunset Beach) moves up to a total of 109 cases and 52 active. County of St. Paul No. 19 has been put on the Enhanced list (additional measures in place).
The Municipal District of Peace NO. 135 (Peace River, Grimshaw, Berwyn, Brownvale) moves up to a total of 128 cases and 34 active. The Municipal District of Peace NO. 135 has been put on the Enhanced list (additional measures in place).
The Municipal District of Greenview NO. 16 (Fox Creek, Valleyview, Little Smoky, Debolt, Ridgevalley, Crooked Creek, Sunset House) moves up to a total of 90 cases and 30 active. The MD of Greenview has been put on the Enhanced list (additional measures in place).
Yellowhead County (Edson, Hinton, Marlboro, Evansburg, Niton Junction, Wildwood) moves up to a total of 66 cases and 28 active. Yellowhead County has been put on the Enhanced list (additional measures in place).
Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (Surrounding Fort McMurray but does not include it, Anzac, Conklin, Fort Chipewyan, Fort McKay, Draper, Mariana Lake) moves up to 106 cases and down to 26 active. The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo along with the city of Fort McMurray have been put on the Enhanced list (additional measures in place).
Municipal District of Lesser Slave River No. 124 (Slave Lake, Canyon Creek, Widewater, Chisholm, Marten Beach, Smith, Wagner, Hondo, Mitsue) moves up to a total of 57 cases and 25 active. Municipal District of Lesser Slave River No. 124 has been put on the Enhanced list (additional measures in place).
Athabasca County (Athabasca, Boyle, Mewatha Beach, Sunset Beach, Breynat, Caslan, Grassland, Meanook, Wandering River, Amber Valley, Athabasca Landing Settlement, Baptiste Lake, Coolidge, Glenshaw, Lincoln, Meadowbrook, Spruce Valley, White Gull) moves up to a total of 45 cases and 25 active. Athabasca County has been put on the Enhanced list (additional measures in place).
The Municipal District of Bonnyville NO. 87 (Bonnyville, Cherry Grove, Fort Kent, Iron River, La Corey, Therien, Elizabeth Metis Settlement, Fishing Lake Metis Settlement, Indian reserve:Cold Lake 149) moves up to a total of 91 cases and down to 24 active. The Municipal District of Bonnyville NO. 87 has been put on the Enhanced list (additional measures in place).
The County of Grande Prairie No. 1 (Beaverlodge, Sexsmith, Wembley, Hythe, Bezanson, Clairmont, La Glace, Teepee Creek, Horse Lakes Indian reserve 152B, Kleskun Hill, Lake Saskatoon, Pipestone Creek, Richmond Hill Estates, Sandy Ridge Estates, Valhalla, Webster) moves up to a total of 172 cases and down to 23 active cases. The County of Grande Prairie No. 1 has been put on the Enhanced list (additional measures in place).
Municipal District of Opportunity No. 17 (Calling Lake, Red Earth Creek, Sandy Lake or Pelican Mountain, Wabasca (also known as Wabasca-Desmarais), Calling River, Chipewyan Lake, Peerless Lake, Trout Lake) moves up to a total of 69 cases and hold at 12 active. Municipal District of Opportunity No. 17 has been put on the Enhanced list (additional measures in place).
Westlock County (Westlock, Clyde, Larkspur, Busby, Dapp, Fawcett, Jarvie, Pibroch, Vimy, Analta, Anton Lake, Eastburg, Fawn Lake, Halfway Lake, Pembina Heights, Regal Park, Shoal Creek, Waugh) moves up to a total of 76 cases and down to 11 active. Westlock County has been put on the Enhanced list (additional measures in place).
Big Lakes County (High Prairie, Swan Hills, Enilda, Faust, Grouard or Grouard Mission, Joussard, Kinuso, East Prairie Métis Settlement, Gift Lake Métis Settlement, Peavine Métis Settlement, Driftpile First Nation, Kapawe’no, Sucker Creek First Nation, Swan River First Nation, Big Prairie, Gilwood, Heart River, Nine Mile Point, Prairie Echo, Salt Prairie,Triangle) moves up to a total of 63 cases and 9 active.
Mackenzie County (Northwest corner of Alberta:High Level, Fort Vermillion, La Crete, Rainbow Lake) moves up to a total of 430 cases and down to 7 active cases.
The town of Whitecourt moves up to a total of 34 cases and down to 6 active.
County of Barrhead No. 11 (Barrhead, Campsie, Manola, Neerlandia,Thunder Lake, Belvedere, Bloomsbury, Cam-Bar Estates, Camp Creek, Campsie Cove, Dunstable, Düsseldorf, Freedom, Gardenview, Greendale Subdivision, Highridge, Holmes Crossing, Idle Hours, Lawton, Lightning Bay, Lunnford, Mahar Subdivision, Meadowview, Mellowdale, Moonlight Bay Estates, Moose Wallow, Mosside, Mystery Lake, Naples, Park La Nonne, Roselea, Sion, Stewartfield, Summerlea, Tiger Lily, Vega) moves up to a total of 32 cases and down to 6 active.
The County Of Northern Lights (Manning, Deadwood,Paddle Prairie Metis Settlement, Chinook Valley, Clear Hills, Hotchkiss, Keg River, Weberville, Carcajou,Twin Lakes) moves up to a total of 69 cases and 5 active.
Northern Sunrise County (Nampa, Cadotte Lake, Little Buffalo, Marie Reine, Reno,St. Isidore, Harmon Valley) moves up to a total of 20 cases and 5 active.
Thorhild County (Egremont, Long Lake, Radway, Thorhild, Alpen, Clearbrook, Danube, Darling, Hollow Lake, Northbrook, Pinebrook, Val Soucy, Weasel Creek, Woodgrove) moves up to a total of 10 cases and 4 active.
The Municipal District of Spirit River No. 133 (Spirit River, Rycroft) moves up to a total of 31 and 3 active.
The Municipal District of Fairview No. 136 (Fairview, Bluesky, Whitelaw, Dunvegan, Erin Lodge, Friedenstal, Highland Park, Lothrop, Vanrena, Waterhole) holds with a total of 52 and down to 2 active.
Saddle Hills County (Woking, Bay Tree, Blueberry Mountain, Braeburn, Dunvegan Settlement, Gordondale, Poplar Ridge,Silver Valley, Whitbur) has gained a new case for a total of 9 and 1 active.
Birch Hills County (Eaglesham, Peoria, Tangent, Wanham, Watino, Belloy, Codesa, Heart Valley) holds with a total of 6 and 1 active.
Municipal District of Smoky River (Falher, McLennan, Girouxville, Donnelly, Guy, Jean Cote, Kathleen, Winagami) holds with a total of 79 cases and down to 1 active.
Out of 38 municipalities that comprise the North Zone there are no active cases in 7 municipalities.
There are 58,177 reported cases in Alberta, and 541 deaths in Alberta (237 in Edmonton zone, 198 in Calgary Zone, 46 in North Zone, 44 in the South Zone, 16 in the Central Zone). Of the 58,177 cases, 453 are in the hospital and 96 are in ICU (Intensive Care). 41,182 cases have recovered, which drops to 71% of the cases in Alberta.
There are 16,454 active cases in Alberta. Edmonton:7,388, Calgary:6,141, Central:1,238, North:869, South:693, Unknown:247.
There have been 8 deaths recorded for Alberta in the last 24 hours. Of the 8 deaths: 1 in the Central Zone, 1 in the South Zone, 3 in the Calgary Zone, and 3 in the Edmonton Zone.
Canada has 378,139 confirmed cases. There have been 12,130 deaths recorded.
There is a total of 66,037 active cases in Canada. Alberta has the highest active cases (16,454), followed by Ontario (14,197) and Quebec (12,138).
There have been 299,972 recovered cases in Canada and drops to 82% of the national population of cases.
The USA has 13,295,605 confirmed cases. There are 266,051 deaths recorded and 5,065,148 recovered cases, which moves up to 39%.
There are 63,118,430 cases worldwide. There are a total of 1,465,492 deaths recorded worldwide. There are 40,344,258 cases recovered globally, which holds at 65%.
The top 5 highest ranked country of reported cases are (From highest to lowest): USA, India (9,431,691), Brazil (6,314,740), moving back up to 4th is Russia (2,275,936) and back down to 5th is France (2,274,902). No other country has reached the 2,250,000 mark. Canada moves up to 29th.
The highest death toll, after the US, Brazil (172,833), India (137139), Mexico (105,655), United Kingdom (58,545). No other country has reached the 58,500 mark. Italy has reached 55,576. Canada holds at 24th.
The top 5 highest countries in the world with recovered cases, from highest to lowest: India (8,847,600), Brazil (5,581,436), US (5,065,148), Russia (1,763,493), Argentina (1,249,843). All other countries are below 1,225,000 recovered cases. Colombia has reached 1,210,489.
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November 30, 2020 update by Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s chief medical officer of health.