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Alberta confirms 72 more cases of COVID-19

This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, yellow, emerging from the surface of cells, blue/pink, cultured in the lab. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. Experts say necessary measures to fight the COVID-19 pandemic could be setting Canada back in the battle against superbugs.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, NIAID-RML

Alberta reported 72 more cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, May 16 to bring the total number of active cases to 1,084.

There have now been 5,377 Albertans who have recoveries.

There is one active case in the Fort McMurray Urban Service Area and 22 recoveries.

Elsewhere in the RMWB there is one active case and three recoveries.

The province is also reported an additional death to bring the death told to 126.

In the last 24 hours 4,595 tests have been completed with 193,098 people tested so far.