On Saturday, AHS confirmed 69 new cases of COVID-19 bringing the total number of active cases in the province at 520. So far 7,283 people in Alberta have recovered.
Edmonton's Misericordia hospital has confirmed two new cases of COVID-19 Saturday, as outbreaks continue to plague two units.
According to AHS, the hospital has 10 patients who have tested positive for the virus. There are also eight staff members who have tested positive
Outbreak protocols have been implemented, and only urgent emergent and oncology surgeries are being performed. Visitors to the two units are also being restricted.
All patients & Staff members on the affected units are being tested, even if they are not showing symptoms.
AHS is encouraging every Albertan to get tested for COVID-19, regardless of whether they are showing symptoms or not