The RMWB is once again seeing another drop in active COVID-19 cases.
Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health, announced on Tuesday 263 new cases across Alberta.
There are currently 4,993 active cases across Alberta, while there have been a total of 129,338 positive tests. There are also 365 Albertans in the hospital for the virus, 56 of which are in ICUs.
Locally, Fort McMurray didn’t see any new cases while four more individuals have also recovered, which lowers the active total to 41.
The rural areas didn’t see any new changes, keeping the total of active cases at three.
There continue to be no active cases in Wood Buffalo National Park.
In total, 1,818 individuals across the RMWB – 1,681 in Fort McMurray, 129 in the rural areas, and nine in Wood Buffalo National Park – have recovered.
They are among the 122,554 who’ve recovered across the province. This represents over 94 per cent of reported cases.
There were also nine new deaths from COVID-19 in Alberta over the past 24 hours – raising the total to 1,791.
To date, three individuals in Fort McMurray have died as a result of the virus.