Fort McMurray Adds Two COVID-19 Recoveries, One New Case

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

The province announced on Saturday 305 new cases across Alberta.

There are currently 5,271 active cases across Alberta, while there have been a total of 128,540 positive tests. There are also 359 Albertans in the hospital for the virus, 64 of which are in ICUs.

Locally, Fort McMurray added one new case and two recoveries which lowers the active total to 54.

The rural areas had a previously reported recovery taken off the provincial map, keeping the total of active cases at three.

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

In total, 1,805 individuals across the RMWB – 1,667 in Fort McMurray, 129 in the rural areas, and nine in Wood Buffalo National Park – have recovered.

They are among the 121,494 who’ve recovered across the province. This represents over 94 per cent of reported cases.

There were also 15 new deaths from COVID-19 in Alberta over the past 24 hours – raising the total to 1,775.

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

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