Ten COVID-19 Recoveries in Wood Buffalo, Four New Cases

Fort McMurray’s active total of COVID-19 cases is seeing a drop over the past 24 hours.

The province announced on Tuesday 160 new cases across Alberta, four of which in the community.

This raises the provincial total to 17,909 with 1,571 currently active.

There are now 48 active cases in Fort McMurray as nine more individuals have recovered.

The rural areas also saw their active total drop to four as they had one more recovery.

In total, 277 individuals across the RMWB – 214 in Fort McMurray and 63 in the rural areas – have recovered.

They are among the 16,072 across the province. This represents just under 90 per cent of reported cases.

Meanwhile, there was one new death from COVID-19 in Alberta over the past 24 hours – raising the total to 266.

One of these individuals was in Fort McMurray.

School Update

Holy Trinity is seeing another case of COVID-19.

The Fort McMurray Catholic School District four, however, it’s believed none are the result of school transmission.

The province had originally put Holy Trinity on the school outbreak watch list, however, the FMCSD says this was a mistake as they don’t have five active cases.

Alberta Health Services is also now declaring an outbreak at Ecole St. Paul.

The school discovered two positive cases over the weekend though no new cases have been found since.

Both Holy Trinity and Ecole St. Paul are remaining open at this time.

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