The September long weekend recorded a massive spike of COVID-19 cases in Alberta. \nBetween Friday, September 4, and Saturday, September 5, a total of 154 cases were confirmed. Next, 171 cases were recorded between Saturday and Sunday, followed by 137 between Sunday and Monday, and finally, 157 cases were confirmed between Monday and Tuesday.\n\n\n \n\n\nEditor's Choice: A Saskatchewan Man Is Facing $125,000 In Fines For Harassing A Cougar With A Slingshot\n\n619\nNew COVID-19 Cases\n\nDr. Deena Hinshaw announced in a press conference that this number is the highest case count since May 9. \nFive more deaths have been recorded over the long weekend. \nHinshaw also said that a new outbreak has been recorded in the Fairmont Macdonald Hotel in Edmonton. Eight cases have been confirmed among staff.