Eight New COVID-19 Cases in Wood Buffalo, Active Cases See Big Drop Across Province

Wood Buffalo is seeing eight more cases of COVID-19 over the past 96-hours.

Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, announced on Tuesday 303 new cases in the last four days, an average of around 75 a day.

This raises the provincial total to 11,146 with 1,191 currently active.

Fort McMurray saw six new cases, while two more individuals have recovered. This puts the active total at nine in the community.

The rural areas added two new cases, however, five people have since recovered. This lowers the active total to five.

Across the RMWB, 107 individuals – 58 in Fort McMurray and 49 in the rural areas – have recovered from the virus.

They are among the 9,754 who’ve recovered across the province. This represents over 87 per cent of reported cases.

Meanwhile, five more people had died from the virus in Alberta – putting the death toll at 201.

None of the deaths have been in the RMWB.

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