For nearly three weeks, COVID-19 hospitalizations have been trending down in Alberta.
The numbers, released weekly by Alberta Health, were updated Wednesday. As of Jan. 23, there were 778 people in hospital with COVID-19; 29 of whom were in intensive care.
The week prior, there were 856 people in hospital, including 29 in ICU.
The most recent peak was Jan. 4, with 919 hospitalizations.
COVID-19 hospitalizations include people who come to hospital with a primary or contributing cause of the coronavirus — for example, showing COVID-like symptoms — and others who test positive for COVID-19 once in hospital.