Fort McMurray Adds One New COVID-19 Case and Recovery, Rural Areas Add Additional Case

The active total of COVID-19 cases in Fort McMurray is staying the same.

The province announced on Saturday 415 new cases across Alberta.

There are currently 4,546 active cases across Alberta, while there have been a total of 133,203 positive tests. There are also 262 Albertans in the hospital for the virus, 51 of which are in ICUs.

Locally, Fort McMurray added one new case and one recovery, which keeps the active total to 39.

The rural areas saw an additional case, putting the total of active cases at four.

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

In total, 1,853 individuals across the RMWB – 1,714 in Fort McMurray, 130 in the rural areas, and nine in Wood Buffalo National Park – have recovered.

They are among the 126,774 who’ve recovered across the province. This represents over 95 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 1,883.

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

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