Drumheller reports hundredth case since pandemic start

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The Town of Drumheller reported the hundredth case of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic on Thursday, November 26.

The number of total cases, both active and those with an outcome, nearly doubled from 51 cases on Monday, November 16 to 101 cases on November 26.

On Monday, November 23 the Town of Drumheller had the eighth highest regional rate of active cases with 700 active cases per 100,000 population, beating out all but one region in both Calgary and Edmonton.

As of Monday, November 30 the rate of active cases in Drumheller has dropped to 533 active cases per 100,000. There are currently 48 active cases, with 57 recovered and two deaths.

Wheatland County has 21 active cases and there are 13 active cases in Kneehill County; both counties remain on enhanced status, along with the Town of Drumheller.

Starland County has four active cases.

Lacie Nairn, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, The Drumheller Mail