News New COVID-19 cases recorded in the County of Vermilion River SHARE ON: Nikita Ganovicheff, contributor, Tuesday, Aug. 4th, 2020 County of Vermilion River active case numbers, August 3rd, 2020. (Alberta.ca) Three new active cases of COVID-19 were recorded in the County of Vermilion River, according to Alberta Health. As of August 3rd, there are a total of 10 cases in the area with seven cases considered to be recovered. In the M.D. of Wainwright, there are 8 active cases, 9 recoveries and one death. Another death was reported in the Central zone, this time in the County of Two Hills. There are eight recoveries and no active cases in the county. All four cases in the County of Minburn have recovered. One active case has also been reported in the M.D. of Provost. Across Alberta, the total number of cases increased by 303 out of over 33,000 tests completed. There were 97 new cases on July 31st, 67 on August 1st, 74 on August 2nd and 65 on August 3rd. In the Central zone, there are 211 active cases with 15 people being treated in hospital and 4 of those in intensive care. There is a total of 267 recoveries in the zone.