RMWB Drops Under 50 Active COVID-19 Cases

The RMWB is falling under 50 active COVID-19 cases.

The province announced on Monday 251 new cases across Alberta.

There are currently 5,222 active cases across Alberta, while there have been a total of 129,075 positive tests. There are also 356 Albertans in the hospital for the virus, 58 of which are in ICUs.

Locally, Fort McMurray added one new case and eight additional recoveries which lowers the active total to 45.

The rural areas didn’t see any new changes, keeping the total of active cases at three.

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

In total, 1,814 individuals across the RMWB – 1,677 in Fort McMurray, 129 in the rural areas, and nine in Wood Buffalo National Park – have recovered.

They are among the 122,071 who’ve recovered across the province. This represents over 94 per cent of reported cases.

There were also two new deaths from COVID-19 in Alberta over the past 24 hours – raising the total to 1,782.

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

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