Fort McMurray Adds 61 New COVID-19 Cases & 132 Recoveries, Lac La Biche Passes Region For Worst In Province For Spread

Fort McMurray’s active total of COVID-19 cases is seeing a big drop.

The province announced on Sunday 1,633 new cases in the province over the past 24 hours.

There are currently 25,197 active cases across Alberta, while there have been a total of 208,790 positive tests.

There are also 668 Albertans in the hospital for the virus, 155 of which are in ICUs.

Locally, Fort McMurray added 61 new cases and 132 recoveries in the past 24 hours which puts the active total at 1,471.

The rural areas added two new cases and two recoveries, keeping the total of active cases at 68.

Wood Buffalo National Park remains at one active case.

The region is no longer the worst in the province when it comes to spread of the virus.

Lac La Biche is now averaging around 85 more cases per 100,000 people.

In total, 3,880 individuals across the RMWB – 3,697 in Fort McMurray, 173 in the rural areas, and 10 in Wood Buffalo National Park – have recovered.

They are among the 181,483 who’ve recovered across the province. This represents just under 87 per cent of reported cases.

There were also two new deaths from COVID-19 in Alberta over the past 24 hours – raising the total to 2,110.

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

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