EDMONTON -- Alberta reported 40 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing the province's total to 7,316. 

The number of deaths due to COVID-19 in the province decreased by two, from 151 to 149, according to provincial data. The decrease was due to two deaths being determined not to be caused by COVID-19. 

The province has now recorded 6,788 recoveries from COVID-19. There are 379 active cases of the coronavirus across Alberta.

As of Thursday afternoon, there are 45 COVID-19 patients in hospital including six in internsive care units. 

The province has now completed 317,402 tests on 284,788 people.