Fort McMurray Sees Four New COVID-19 Cases, No Recoveries

Fort McMurray’s active total of COVID-19 cases is raising slightly.

The province announced on Sunday 555 new cases over the past day across Alberta.

There are currently 5,971 active cases across Alberta, while there have been a total of 141,934 positive tests. There are also 282 Albertans in the hospital for the virus, 47 of which are in ICUs.

Locally, Fort McMurray added four new cases and no recoveries which raises the active total to 29.

The rural areas saw no changes in the past 24 hours, keeping the total of active cases at two.

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

In total, 1,909 individuals across the RMWB – 1,763 in Fort McMurray, 137 in the rural areas, and nine in Wood Buffalo National Park – have recovered.

They are among the 134,000 who’ve recovered across the province. This represents just under 95 per cent of reported cases.

There were also two new deaths from COVID-19 in Alberta over the past 24 hours – raising the total at 1,963.

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

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