There were six additional deaths across Alberta reported over the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 1,926 since the beginning of the pandemic. (File photo)

One death connected to Joseph Creek Village outbreak: Interior Health

Health authority acknolwedged the death in Wednesday update; outbreak now up to 14 cases

Interior Health reports one death is connected to the COVID-19 outbreak at Joseph Creek Village in Cranbrook.

The health authority acknowledged the death in a daily pandemic update issued Wednesday afternoon.

The update does not identify whether the death was a resident or a staff member.

The outbreak, which was first declared on Sept. 3, began with eight cases and has now climbed to 14 cases — nine residents and five staff.