5 extra Albertans had been reported to have died of COVID-19 on Saturday because the province added 1,731 new instances, its largest single-day improve of the pandemic.
Two of the 5 deaths were linked to existing outbreaks. A complete of 524 Albertans have now died because of COVID-19.
The province now has marked 54,836 complete instances and its energetic case depend rose to 14,931 on Saturday, the ninth consecutive day Alberta has damaged its energetic case report.
Hospitalizations additionally grew on Saturday, up two to 415. The variety of sufferers in intensive care models rose by two to 88. Each the variety of coronavirus sufferers in hospital and in ICU are report highs.
The province reported 21,657 exams from the day earlier than with a positivity share of 8.00 per cent, the fifth highest worth up to now.
Extra public well being measures got here into impact on Friday.
Dr. Deena Hinshaw, the province’s chief medical officer of well being, will return for an in-person replace on Monday.