Fort McMurray Sees No New COVID-19 Cases, Three Additional Recoveries

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

The province announced on Friday 314 new cases across Alberta.

There are currently 5,407 active cases across Alberta, while there have been a total of 128,235 positive tests. There are also 371 Albertans in the hospital for the virus, 66 of which are in ICUs.

Locally, Fort McMurray didn’t add new cases while there were three recoveries which lowers the active total to 55.

The rural areas saw one new case in the past 24 hours which raises the total of active cases to three.

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

In total, 1,804 individuals across the RMWB – 1,665 in Fort McMurray, 130 in the rural areas, and nine in Wood Buffalo National Park – have recovered.

They are among the 121,068 who’ve recovered across the province. This represents over 94 per cent of reported cases.

There were also 16 new deaths from COVID-19 in Alberta over the past 24 hours – raising the total to 1,760.

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

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