Fort McMurray Adds Five COVID-19 Recoveries and Three New Cases

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

The province announced on Sunday 351 new cases across Alberta.

There are currently 6,242 active cases across Alberta, while there have been a total of 126,767 positive tests. There are also 434 Albertans in the hospital for the virus, 81 of which are in ICUs.

Locally, Fort McMurray added three new cases and five additional recoveries, lowering the active total to 64.

The rural areas didn’t see any new changes in the past 24 hours which keeps the total of active cases to five.

There continue to be no active cases in Wood Buffalo National Park.

In total, 1,785 individuals across the RMWB – 1,650 in Fort McMurray, 126 in the rural areas, and nine in Wood Buffalo National Park – have recovered.

They are among the 118,816 who’ve recovered across the province. This represents nearly 94 per cent of reported cases.

There were also four new deaths from COVID-19 in Alberta over the past 24 hours – raising the total to 1,709.

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

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