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Alberta reports 25 new cases of COVID-19, lowest single-day increase since March 18
EDMONTON -- Alberta reported 25 new cases of COVID-19 on its website Tuesday afternoon, increasing the total number of cases to 1,373.
Two more Albertans have died, including a resident at McKenzie Towne Long Term Care in Calgary, increasing the province-wide total to 26.
Recovered cases increased by 86 to 447 on Tuesday, data shows.
There are currently 42 COVID-19 patients in hospital, with 15 in intensive care unit, the province said.
Tuesday is the lowest single-day increase since the province confirmed 22 new cases of COVID-19 on March 18.
Government data shows 1,082 additional people were tested for COVID-19 since Monday's update, driving the province-wide total up to 65,265 people tested. There have been 67,117 test completed in total.
The Calgary Zone has the most COVID-19 cases with 835, while there are 358 in the Edmonton Zone, 90 in the North Zone, 66 in the Central Zone and 22 in the South Zone.
Premier Kenney will release Alberta's COVID-19 forecast with projections on how long the pandemic may last and how the province will deal with the coming weeks and months.
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Watch Kenney's remarks live at 6 p.m. at CTVNewsEdmonton.ca and CTV News at Six.