Fort McMurray Sees 10 COVID-19 Recoveries and Six New Cases

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

Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, announced on Tuesday 366 new cases across the province.

This raises the provincial total to 121,901 with 8,652 currently active. There are also 626 Albertans in the hospital for the virus, 108 of which are in ICUs.

Locally, Fort McMurray added six new cases and 10 additional recoveries which lowers the active total to 120.

The rural areas didn’t see any new changes which keeps the total of active cases at six, while there are no active cases in Wood Buffalo National Park.

In total, 1,686 individuals across the RMWB – 1,553 in Fort McMurray, 124 in the rural areas, and nine in Wood Buffalo National Park – have recovered.

They are among the 111,662 who’ve recovered across the province. This represents over 91 per cent of reported cases.

There were also 14 new deaths from COVID-19 in Alberta over the past 24 hours – raising the total to 1,587.

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

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