Fort McMurray Drops Under 20 Active COVID-19 Cases After No New Cases

The active total of COVID-19 is continuing to drop in Fort McMurray.

The province announced on Tuesday 255 new cases over the past day across Alberta.

There are currently 4,470 active cases across Alberta, while there have been a total of 136,374 positive tests. There are also 263 Albertans in the hospital for the virus, 37 of which are in ICUs.

Locally, Fort McMurray didn’t see any new cases and two recoveries which lowers the active total to 18.

The rural areas didn’t see any new changes in the past 24 hours, keeping the total of active cases at five.

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

In total, 1,884 individuals across the RMWB – 1,744 in Fort McMurray, 131 in the rural areas, and nine in Wood Buffalo National Park – have recovered.

They are among the 129,978 who’ve recovered across the province. This represents just over 95 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 1,926.

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

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