Alberta is now reporting the highest number of COVID-19 cases per capita in all of Canada and the United States. According to CTVNews.ca’s tracker, there have been an average of 423.8 daily cases per million people in the last seven days, more than any other province or territory in Canada as well as every U.S. state.
Here is a summary of today’s #COVID19AB numbers: We have identified 1,731 new cases and completed 16,567 tests. Our positivity rate is 10.3%. Over the last 24 hours, we have also identified 1,132 new VoC cases. Variants currently make up 62% of active cases in Alberta. (1/6)
— Dr. Deena Hinshaw (@CMOH_Alberta) May 2, 2021