Fort McMurray Adds 16 New COVID-19 Cases, 23 Recoveries

Fort McMurray is seeing a drop in active COVID-19 cases.

The province announced on Sunday 1,717 new cases across Alberta.

This raises the provincial total to 80,099 with 20,072 currently active. There are also 681 Albertans in the hospital for the virus, 136 of which are in ICUs.

Locally, Fort McMurray added 16 new cases and 23 additional recoveries which lowers the active total to 224.

The rural areas didn’t see any new changes in the past 24 hours, keeping the total of active cases at six.

In total, 877 individuals across the RMWB – 771 in Fort McMurray and 106 in the rural areas – have recovered.

They are among the 58,818 who’ve recovered across the province. This represents over 73 per cent of reported cases.

There were also 22 new deaths from COVID-19 in Alberta over the past day – raising the total to 719.

To date, two individuals in Fort McMurray have died as a result of the virus.

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