New numbers from the Province of Alberta show its second COVID-19 curve getting even higher.
According to the province, 304 new cases of coronavirus were detected in Alberta over the past three days, with 110 on July 24, 103 on July 25, and 91 on July 26.
This brings the province’s total known positive cases to 10,390 as of July 27.
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Active cases now sit at 1,430, roughly the same number that we’d seen back on April 20, just 10 days before reaching the peak of our first curve on April 30, with 2,992 active cases.
The majority of Alberta’s active cases are found in Calgary, with 730, more than double what the province’s total had been at in the start of June when we were at our lowest with just 333 active cases across all of Alberta.
Eight people died with coronavirus over the weekend, bringing the total fatality count to 186.
A total of 8,774 Albertans have recovered from the virus, and 547,785 tests have been completed as of this Monday.