Alberta exceeds 8,000 active COVID-19 cases, 200 hospitalizations

EDMONTON — Alberta has 8,090 active cases of COVID-19 after the province reported another 713 infections Tuesday.

The number of COVID-19 patients admitted to hospital set a new pandemic record Tuesday with 207 people, 43 of whom are in intensive care.

The death toll increased to 376 after the province reported seven new deaths — all but one connected to continuing care outbreaks.

The Calgary zone has more cases than the Edmonton zone now with 3,434 and 3,255, respectively.

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