Fort McMurray Adds Five New COVID-19 Cases In Past 24 Hours, No Recoveries

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

The province announced on Tuesday 465 new cases over the past 24 hours across Alberta.

There are currently 6,231 active cases across Alberta, while there have been a total of 142,855 positive tests. There are also 290 Albertans in the hospital for the virus, 53 of which are in ICUs.

Locally, Fort McMurray added five new cases and no recoveries which raises the active total to 35.

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, 1,910 individuals across the RMWB – 1,764 in Fort McMurray, 137 in the rural areas, and nine in Wood Buffalo National Park – have recovered.

They are among the 134,653 who’ve recovered across the province. This represents over 94 per cent of reported cases.

There were also three new deaths from COVID-19 in Alberta over the past 24 hours – raising the total at 1,971.

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

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