Two new cases of COVID-19 are popping up in Fort McMurray over the past 24-hours.
Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, announced on Wednesday 47 new cases across the province – raising the total to 7,276.
One of the new cases is an employee at the downtown McDonald’s, while information on the other case is unknown.
Five cases are now active in the community.
Across the RMWB, 22 individuals – 19 in Fort McMurray and three in the rural areas, have recovered from the virus.
They are among the 6,754 who’ve recovered across the province. This represents just under 93 per cent of cases.
Meanwhile, there were no new deaths from the virus in Alberta over the past 24-hours – keeping the death toll to 151.
None of the deaths have been in Wood Buffalo.