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Up to 200 people now allowed to gather outside in Alberta

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As of Tuesday (June 30), the province is allowing even larger groups to gather outdoors.

Since the second stage of Alberta’s Relaunch Strategy began in early June, only 100 people were allowed to get together in outdoor settings, but now that has been bumped up to 200. That new limit applies to community events like festivals, firework displays, sporting events and other outdoor performances.

While Alberta Health says outdoor events have a lower risk of COVID-19 transmission, it also notes that it will continue to monitor cases and adjust gathering limits as required.

The province continues to remind Albertans, as well, that physical distancing requirements remain in effect.

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Sam Borsato

I started my radio career in 2015, shortly after graduating from Lethbridge College. I have a very strong passion for local news.

Proudly born in 1994, I grew up most of my life in Sylvan Lake, AB and I’ve lived in the Lethbridge since 2012. I’m a below average golfer on a good day, I take as many hiking trips to Waterton as possible in the summer and I love my two cats, Outlaw and Jynx, and my dog, Maverick, more than most people I know.

I look forward to providing accurate, timely news coverage in southern Alberta for plenty of years to come!

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