No New COVID-19 Cases Across RMWB, Recent Spike Linked To Social Gathering

No new cases of COVID-19 are being found in the RMWB over the past 24-hours.

Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, announced on Wednesday 46 new cases across the province – raising the total to 7,625.

There are no new recoveries in Wood Buffalo. This keeps the total of active cases in Fort McMurray at 10 and in the rural areas at 10.

Hinshaw says the majority of these cases are linked to a social gathering. She didn’t specify where the gathering took place.

Across the RMWB, 25 individuals – 22 in Fort McMurray and three in the rural areas – have recovered from the virus.

They are among the 6,961 who’ve recovered across the province. This represents over 91 per cent of cases.

Meanwhile, there are no new deaths from COVID-19 in the province over the past 24-hours – keeping the death toll at 152.

None of the deaths have been in the RMWB.

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