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Alberta marks another one-day record increase with 1,731 new COVID-19 cases, 5 more deaths

Alberta marks another one-day record increase with 1,731 new COVID-19 cases, 5 more deaths
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EDMONTON -- Five more Albertans were reported to have died of COVID-19 on Saturday as the province added 1,731 new cases, its largest single-day increase of the pandemic.

Two of the five deaths . A total of 524 Albertans have now died due to COVID-19.

The province now has marked 54,836 total cases and its active case count rose to 14,931 on Saturday, the ninth consecutive day Alberta has broken its active case record.

Hospitalizations also grew on Saturday, up two to 415. The number of patients in intensive care units rose by two to 88. Both the number of coronavirus patients in hospital and in ICU are record highs.
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