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New active case of COVID-19 in Fort McMurray

Last Updated May 29, 2020 at 1:36 pm MDT

This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, orange, emerging from the surface of cells, gray, cultured in the lab. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. THE CANADIAN PRESS/NIAID-RML via AP

Alberta reported one new case of COVID-19 in the RMWB.

Fort McMurray now has two active cases and 21 recovered cases.

All three cases outside the urban service area recovered from the virus.

May 14 was the last day the province reported a new case of COVID-19 in the RMWB.

To date, health officials completed 4979 swabs from residents in the region.

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The province has reported 29 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the number of total cases to 6955.

There are 652 active cases and 6160 recovered cases.

Two more Albertans died from the illness to bring the death toll to 143.

50 Albertans require hospitalization, including four in intensive care.

Alberta Health Services tested 226,690 Albertans so far.