Fort McMurray Drops Under 40 Active COVID-19 Cases

The active total of COVID-19 cases is dropping under 40 in Fort McMurray.

Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, announced on Thursday 415 new cases across Alberta.

There are currently 4,887 active cases across Alberta, while there have been a total of 130,030 positive tests. There are also 362 Albertans in the hospital for the virus, 55 of which are in ICUs.

Locally, Fort McMurray added four new cases and five additional recoveries, which lowers the active total to 39.

The rural areas added one recovery which puts the total of active cases to two.

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

In total, 1,829 individuals across the RMWB – 1,691 in Fort McMurray, 130 in the rural areas, and nine in Wood Buffalo National Park – have recovered.

They are among the 123,338 who’ve recovered across the province. This represents over 94 per cent of reported cases.

There were also seven new deaths from COVID-19 in Alberta over the past 24 hours – raising the total to 1,805.

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

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