Fort McMurray Adds Seven New COVID-19 Cases, Four Recoveries

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

The province announced on Saturday 668 new cases over the past 24 hours across Alberta.

There are currently 7,366 active cases across Alberta, while there have been a total of 145,696 positive tests. There are also 283 Albertans in the hospital for the virus, 65 of which are in ICUs.

Locally, Fort McMurray added seven new cases and four recoveries which raises the active total to 91.

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

Wood Buffalo National Park’s active total also remains at two.

In total, 1,920 individuals across the RMWB – 1,772 in Fort McMurray, 139 in the rural areas, and nine in Wood Buffalo National Park – have recovered.

They are among the 136,350 who’ve recovered across the province. This represents over 93 per cent of reported cases.

There were also one new death from COVID-19 in Alberta over the past 24 hours – raising the total at 1,980.

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

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