Coronavirus: Alberta reports 619 COVID-19 cases, 5 deaths over long weekend | FULL

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Alberta’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw provided an update on the most recent numbers of COVID-19 cases in the province Tuesday following the Labour Day long weekend. Alberta recorded 619 new cases of COVID-19 since Friday, as Hinshaw announced that there were 154 new cases from tests done on Sept. 4, 171 on Sept. 5, 137 on Sept. 6 and 157 from tests done on Sept. 7. “I am concerned about the continued rise of new cases,” she said. “Higher case numbers and more outbreaks can strain our front-line teams.” There were also five more deaths reported over the weekend, including two residents of the Good Samaritan Southgate Care Centre. There are now 1,692 active cases in the province — the highest number of active cases since May 9. For more info, please go to https://globalnews.ca/news/7321681/alberta-covid-19-update-sept-8-long-weekend/?utm_source=site_banner_persistant Subscribe to Global News Channel HERE: http://bit.ly/20fcXDc Like Global News on Facebook HERE: http://bit.ly/255GMJQ Follow Global News on Twitter HERE: http://bit.ly/1Toz8mt Follow Global News on Instagram HERE: https://bit.ly/2QZaZIB #GlobalNews #coronavirus #COVID19 #Alberta

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