Fort McMurray Adds Four COVID-19 Cases, One Recovery

The active total of COVID-19 cases is slightly rising in Fort McMurray.

The province announced on Sunday 388 new cases over the past day across Alberta.

There are currently 4,697 active cases across Alberta, while there have been a total of 138,424 positive tests. There are also 248 Albertans in the hospital for the virus, 38 of which are in ICUs.

Locally, Fort McMurray added four new cases and one recovery which raises the active total to 16. A new case has also been tied to Holy Trinity with the school already reaching out to everyone who needs to self-isolate.

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

Wood Buffalo National Park also continues to have one active case.

In total, 1,901 individuals across the RMWB – 1,757 in Fort McMurray, 135 in the rural areas, and nine in Wood Buffalo National Park – have recovered.

They are among the 131,781 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 1,946.

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

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