Active COVID-19 Case Count in Fort McMurray Stays at 39

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

The province announced on Saturday 380 new cases across Alberta.

There are currently 4,803 active cases across Alberta, while there have been a total of 130,735 positive tests. There are also 336 Albertans in the hospital for the virus, 51 of which are in ICUs.

Locally, Fort McMurray added five new cases and five 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, 1,837 individuals across the RMWB – 1,698 in Fort McMurray, 130 in the rural areas, and nine in Wood Buffalo National Park – have recovered.

They are among the 124,114 who’ve recovered across the province. This represents over 94 per cent of reported cases.

There were also six new deaths from COVID-19 in Alberta over the past 24 hours – raising the total to 1,818.

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

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