Fort McMurray Drops Under 150 Active COVID-19 Cases

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

The province announced on Friday 643 new cases across Alberta.

This raises the provincial total to 119,757 with 9,987 currently active. There are also 691 Albertans in the hospital for the virus, 115 of which are in ICUs.

Locally, Fort McMurray added 19 new cases and 34 additional recoveries which lowers the active total to 144.

The rural areas added one recovery which puts the total of active cases at three, while there are no active cases in Wood Buffalo National Park after the last individual recovered.

In total, 1,637 individuals across the RMWB – 1,504 in Fort McMurray, 124 in the rural areas, and nine in Wood Buffalo National Park – have recovered.

They are among the 108,258 who’ve recovered across the province. This represents over 90 per cent of reported cases.

There were also 12 new deaths from COVID-19 in Alberta over the past 24 hours – raising the total to 1,512.

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

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