Fort McMurray Adds Seven COVID-19 Cases, Nine Additional Recoveries

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

The province announced on Sunday 463 new cases across Alberta.

This raises the provincial total to 120,793 with 9,511 currently active. There are also 652 Albertans in the hospital for the virus, 111 of which are in ICUs.

Locally, Fort McMurray added 7 new cases and 9 additional recoveries which lowers the active total to 136.

The rural areas saw 2 new cases and no new recoveries which raises the total of active cases to five, while there continues to be no active cases in Wood Buffalo National Park.

In total, 1,657 individuals across the RMWB – 1,524 in Fort McMurray, 124 in the rural areas, and nine in Wood Buffalo National Park – have recovered.

They are among the 109,733 who’ve recovered across the province. This represents over 90 per cent of reported cases.

There were also 24 new deaths from COVID-19 in Alberta over the past 24 hours – raising the total to 1,549.

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

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