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Tuesday, August 3, 2021
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Shandro: State of Public Health Emergency lapsing doesn’t impact public health orders

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Alberta’s Health Minister has announced the State of Public Health Emergency is lapsing in this province.

Tyler Shandro however says the fight against COVID-19 is not over.

He reiterates that letting the state of emergency end does not remove or impact the existing public health orders put in place by Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health.

There were 20 new cases reported in the past day, two of them in the South Zone.

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An additional COVID-19 related death was also confirmed in Brooks, the ninth in that community.

Alberta’s total number of novel coronavirus deaths is now at 151.

Of Alberta’s total cases, 92 per cent have recovered.

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Tina Karst

A Lethbridge College alumnus, Tina moved back to the community two years after convocation, in September 2007, to become a member of the CJOC News Team. She started as a weekend reporter/anchor and now serves as Associate News Director. When Tina’s not tracking down local news, she’s either busy at home with Jordan and their two kids or creating custom macrame pieces for a growing list of clients.

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