Alberta has identified 47 new cases of COVID-19 in its latest 24-hour stretch, increasing its total to 7,276.
Of the new patients, 22 were identified in the Edmonton zone and 23 in the Calgary zone.
No new fatalities were reported, as the death toll remains at 151.
Dr. Deena Hinshaw, the province’s chief medical officer of health, announced a new outbreak at Alberta Hospital in Edmonton. Currently, there are four known COVID-19 cases on staff. No patients have been infected with the virus at this point.
Of the province’s 7,276 cases, there are 6,754 people who have recovered from the virus. Of the 371 active cases that remain, there are 42 patients in hospital, which includes six in intensive care.
Health officials have tested 310,271 people since the start of the pandemic in Alberta.