Calgary has just recorded a massive spike in COVID-19 cases. \nAs of Monday, August 31, there are 1,370 active cases of COVID-19 in Alberta. A majority of the new cases have been recorded in Calgary, taking its active case count above that of Edmonton. \n\n\nEditor's Choice: The Calgary Zoo Is Transforming Into A Giant Adults-Only Escape Room In September\n\n\n\n590\nCalgary's Active COVID-19 cases \n\nMeanwhile, Edmonton currently has 551 COVID-19 cases, according to the Government of Alberta. \nAs of August 24, Edmonton had over double the number of active cases in Calgary. Edmonton had 676 cases and Calgary had 294. \nCalgary's numbers have significantly shifted in just one week. On Monday, the province announced that 426 cases of COVID-19 had been confirmed between Friday, August 28, and Sunday, August 30.