Fort McMurray Adds 19 New COVID-19 Cases, Six Additional Recoveries

Fort McMurray is continuing to see its active total of COVID-19 cases rise.

The province announced on Saturday 989 new cases across Alberta.

This raises the provincial total to 110,641 with 14,473 currently active. There are also 827 Albertans in the hospital for the virus, 132 of which are in ICUs.

Locally, Fort McMurray added 19 new cases and six additional recoveries which raises the active total to 283.

There were no changes in the rural areas which keeps the total of active cases at seven, while two more people have contracted the virus in Wood Buffalo National Park raising the total to four.

In total, 1,348 individuals across the RMWB – 1,225 in Fort McMurray, 118 in the rural areas, and five in Wood Buffalo National Park – have recovered.

They are among the 94,932 who’ve recovered across the province. This represents almost 86 per cent of reported cases.

There were also 31 new deaths from COVID-19 in Alberta over the past 24 hours – raising the total to 1,272.

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

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