Five New COVID-19 Cases In Wood Buffalo, Seven Additional Recoveries Over Past 48 Hours

Five new cases of COVID-19 are popping up in the RMWB over the past 48-hours.

Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, announced on Tuesday 94 new cases across the province – raising the total to 8,202.

One of the new cases is in Fort McMurray, while the community saw an additional six recoveries. This puts the active total in Fort McMurray at 15.

The other four new cases are in the rural areas. One individual has also recovered which means their are 11 active cases outside of the urban service area.

Across the RMWB, 52 individuals – 37 in Fort McMurray and 15 in the rural areas – have recovered from the virus.

They are among the 7,505 who’ve recovered across the province. This represents over 91 per cent of the reported cases.

Meanwhile, there was one new death from COVID-19 in the province over the past two days – putting the death toll at 155.

None of the deaths have been in the RMWB.

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