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Province reports 907 new cases of COVID-19, 123 active in RMWB

Last Updated Nov 13, 2020 at 3:59 pm MDT

This 2020 electron microscope image provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases - Rocky Mountain Laboratories shows SARS-CoV-2 virus particles which causes COVID-19, isolated from a patient in the U.S., emerging from the surface of cells cultured in a lab. Coronaviruses, including the newest one, are named for the spikes that cover their outer surface like a crown, or corona in Latin. Using those club-shaped spikes, the virus latches on to the outer wall of a human cell, invades it and replicates, creating viruses to hijack more cells. (NIAID-RML via AP)

The province announced Friday that there were 121 active cases of COVID-19 in Fort McMurray.

Outside the urban service area, two new cases were announced.

Across the province there were 907 new cases, bringing the total to 37,312.

There were 240 people in hospital, including 54 in intensive care and five additional deaths.

As of Nov. 13, communities on the enhanced watch list, which includes the RMWB have new targeted public health measures.

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Those measures include the cancellation of indoor group fitness, team sports, and group performances.

Restaurants, lounges and pubs must also stop liquor sales by 10 p.m. and close by 11 p.m.

Dr. Deena Hinshaw will provide her next live update on Nov. 16.