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13 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths in Alberta

Last Updated May 30, 2020 at 6:16 pm MDT

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Alberta reported no new cases of COVID-19 in Wood Buffalo

Fort McMurray has two active cases and 21 recovered cases, while the three cases outside the urban service area all recovered.

On May 29, Dr Deena Hinshaw, chief medical officer of health, declared AHS closed the outbreak at the Horizon work camp.

READ MORE: COVID-19 outbreak at Horizon declared over

She also announced AHS would expand testing to all Albertans.

The province has reported 13 new cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths from the illness in the last 24 hours.

The death toll stands at 143.

This marks the second-straight day Alberta recorded no new deaths from COVID-19

Alberta also noted only 604 active cases and 6245 recoveries.

53 Albertans are in hospital, including five in intensive care.

Alberta Health Services tested 232,702 people for the virus.