Alberta sees increase in active cases as it reports 251 new COVID-19 infections

EDMONTON — Alberta Health reported two deaths and 251 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday.

Active cases increased by seven in the past 24 hours to 5,222 after a positivity rate of 4.6 per cent from nearly 5,400 tests.

Hospitals have 356 patients with COVID-19 across the province, including 58 in intensive care.

To date, Alberta has reported 129,075 cases and 1,782 deaths since March.

Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw will give a COVID-19 update Tuesday afternoon.

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