Alberta reports 1,407 new COVID-19 cases over weekend as province tops 5,000 active cases – CBC

Active cases now sit at 5,354, up 916 since Friday

Aug 16, 2021

Alberta reported 1,407 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, compiling three days of data over the weekend.

The 1,407 cases were detected from Friday to Sunday:

392 cases on Aug. 15; 5,328 tests with a 7.47 per cent positivity rate
451 cases on Aug. 14; 7,159 tests with a 6,44 per cent positivity rate
564 cases on Aug. 13; 8,002 tests with a 7.16 per cent positivity rate
Active cases have now climbed to 5,354, an increase of 916 from the province’s last update on Friday. The province last had more than 5,000 cases on June 4, as cases were trending downwards.

Read more: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/alberta-reports-1-407-new-covid-19-cases-over-weekend-as-province-tops-5-000-active-cases-1.6143002

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