Health officials in Alberta have diagnosed 241 more people with COVID-19, marking the biggest increase in daily reported cases since the start of the outbreak.
Four more people have also died after contracting the virus. The updates raise the province’s death toll to 55 and its total number of cases to 2,803. There are 1,198 people who have recovered from the virus.
According to CBC News, there are 358 cases linked to the Cargill meat-packing plant north of High River.
As of April 19, health officials in Alberta have completed 101,323 tests for COVID-19.