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Alberta adds 2,268 COVID-19 cases, 15 deaths since Friday

Alberta Health reported 2,268 cases since Friday and shattered records for active infections and hospitalizations to start the ninth month of the pandemic.

EDMONTON —

The province added 581 cases on Friday, 525 on Saturday, 592 on Sunday and 570 on Monday after more than 45,000 tests.

On Monday, Alberta had a lab positivity rate of 6.8 per cent, while Edmonton’s almost reached nine per cent.

Active cases, now at 6,110, increased by nearly a thousand in the past four days.

The Edmonton and Calgary zones have nearly the same number of active cases with 2,581 and 2,532.

“This is not good news,” Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw…

Diego Romero, Diego Romero

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