Alberta reports 743 new cases of COVID-19 over the past 4 days – CBC

Most cases are showing up in the Calgary zone

Aug 03, 2021

Alberta reported 743 new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday, compiling four days of data over the long weekend.

The 743 cases were detected from Friday to Monday:

126 cases on Aug. 2; 4,479 tests with a 2.81 per cent positivity rate.
147 cases on Aug. 1; 4,393 tests with a 3.44 per cent positivity rate.
230 cases on July 31; 6,026 tests with a 3.83 per cent positivity rate.
240 cases on July 30; 6,701 tests with a 3.69 per cent positivity rate.
COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the province, with most new cases coming from the Calgary region.

The Calgary zone alone saw 738 new cases from July 27 to Aug. 2, according to data from Alberta Health. All other health regions combined had 643 cases during the same period.

Active cases have now climbed to 2,176, an increase of 521 from the province’s last update on Friday. Alberta currently has the most active cases in the country.

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