Alberta sets new daily record with 622 COVID-19 cases
EDMONTON -- Alberta reported 622 cases of COVID-19 Friday, the highest single-day count to date.
The record-breaking day increased active infections to 5,172, also a pandemic high.
The Edmonton and Calgary health zones have more than 2,000 cases each with 2,312 and 2,034, respectively.
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Alberta Health also reported five deaths Friday — four in the Edmonton zone and one in the Calgary zone — increasing the province’s death toll to 323.
Hospitalization numbers also set new highs Friday with 140 patients with COVID-19, including 25 in intensive care.
Alberta has reported 27,664 cases to date.