Fort McMurray Adds 2 New COVID-19 Cases, 2 Recoveries

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

Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, announced on Friday 325 new cases across Alberta.

There are currently 4,840 active cases across Alberta, while there have been a total of 130,355 positive tests. There are also 352 Albertans in the hospital for the virus, 55 of which are in ICUs.

Locally, Fort McMurray added two new cases and two additional recoveries, which keeps the active total at 39.

The rural areas saw no changes keeping the total of active cases at two.

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

In total, 1,831 individuals across the RMWB – 1,693 in Fort McMurray, 130 in the rural areas, and nine in Wood Buffalo National Park – have recovered.

They are among the 123,703 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 1,812.

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

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