Fort McMurray Adds 49 New COVID-19 Cases, Seven Recoveries

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

The province announced on Sunday 1,183 new cases across the province.

There are currently 14,293 active cases across Alberta, while there have been a total of 160,902 positive tests. There are also 376 Albertans in the hospital for the virus, 90 of which are in ICUs.

Locally, Fort McMurray added 49 new cases and seven recoveries which raises the active total to 486.

The rural areas also added two cases, putting the total of active cases at six.

Wood Buffalo National Park remains at zero active cases.

In total, 2,032 individuals across the RMWB – 1,880 in Fort McMurray, 141 in the rural areas, and 11 in Wood Buffalo National Park – have recovered.

They are among the 144,596 who’ve recovered across the province. This represents under 90 per cent of reported cases.

There was also one new death from COVID-19 in Alberta over the past 24 hours – raising the total to 2,013.

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

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