Fort McMurray is continuing to see its total of active COVID-19 cases drop.
Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, announced on Monday 1,240 new cases across the province.
This raises the provincial total to 91,459 with 19,165 currently active. There are also 795 Albertans in the hospital for the virus, 151 of which are in ICUs.
Locally, Fort McMurray added six new cases and 13 additional recoveries which lowers the active total to 195.
The rural areas saw no changes which keeps the total of active cases at six.
In total, 1,042 individuals across the RMWB – 932 in Fort McMurray and 110 in the rural areas – have recovered.
They are among the 71,434 who’ve recovered across the province. This represents over 78 per cent of reported cases.
There were also nine new deaths from COVID-19 in Alberta over the past day – raising the total to 860.
To date, two individuals in Fort McMurray have died as a result of the virus.