It is also not known if the six cases are related to each other. The total number of confirmed recoveries in the rural areas is 60. The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (sometimes RMWB) is a specialized municipality located in northeastern Alberta. Formed as a result of the amalgamation of the City of Fort McMurray and Improvement District No. Vincent McDermott/Fort McMurray Today/Postmedia Network There have been no deaths in the RMWB’s rural areas. With a land area of 63,637.47 km2 (24,570.56 sq mi), it had a population density of 1.0/km2 (2.7/sq mi) in 2011. Company profile, information and contact info for Mildred Lake Plant Site, Syncrude Canada Ltd. - PO Box 4009 Stn Main, Fort McMurray, AB from ProFile Canada, … A worker staying at a work camp north of Fort McMurray has tested positive for COVID-19, while six Syncrude workers have tested positive for the virus. The RMWB warns citizens of the potential for sudden flash floods "especially in populated areas adjacent to the Athabasca River, Clearwater River and Christina River." Six Syncrude workers, guest at Civeo's Lynx Lodge test positive for... A total of 14,066 people have been infected with the virus since Alberta’s first case was recorded on March 5. Choose among a variety of subscription packages and stay up to date with convenient home delivery and our on the go digital e-edition. The worker contracted the virus from an infected person while off-site and has been quarantined at Wapasu Lodge. “I’m sure kids — and their parents — will enjoy getting out of the house to enjoy safe and fun activities at these facilities.”. Thanks to the continued support of Syncrude, 2020 Syncrude Mi Summer Camps will be available to the community with reduced registration fees. A member of Sun Media Community Newspapers part of Postmedia Network. This is the second COVID-19 case involving an oilsands camp operated by Civeo. Thank you for helping build the largest language community on the internet. 2. © 2020 Woodstock Sentinel Review. Gibson did not know when the workers’ last shifts were, but confirmed the results have come in within the past seven days. There are 50 cases hospitalized, with 10 people fighting the virus in intensive care units. But because it is believed the workers contracted the virus off-site, Alberta Health has not declared a workplace outbreak. “The RRC has been working with industry partners and health authorities to design camp options that will continue to support the great experiences that kids in our region enjoy, while keeping health and safety as a top priority. The municipality's current mayor is Don Scott, who has served since 2017. Campers can choose from weekly day camps focused on adventure, expression and positive learning through creativity and play. Until the Alberta electoral boundary re-distribution of 2004, the municipality was divided between the provincial electoral districts of Fort McMurray (the community itself) and Athabasca-Wabasca (the surrounding area). An outbreak is usually declared at any workplace once five workers test positive for COVID-19. For specific denominations Statistics Canada counted 15,880 Roman Catholics (37.4%), 4,985 Anglicans (11.7%), 4,225 for the United Church of Canada (9.9%), 1,730 Pentecostals (4.1%), 1,195 Baptists (2.8%), 965 for the Salvation Army (2.3%), 900 Lutherans (2.1%), 690 Muslims (1.6%), 350 Latter-day Saints (0.8%), and 320 Presbyterians (0.8%).. During the spring months there is increased monitoring of the "Clearwater River to the south of the urban service area to provide warning of an ice break" and the "Athabasca River upper basin, local river levels, precipitation and overall weather patterns. Syncrude has reported the death of a contract worker at its Aurora site. On Tuesday, Syncrude spokesperson Will Gibson confirmed the six workers had been infected with the virus. , From May 3, 2016 on, over 80,000 people were affected by evacuations, by May 3 at 6:49 pm, the entirety of Fort McMurray and surrounding areas were placed under a mandatory evacuation.