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Latest COVID update shows 11 new cases in Lethbridge and one death

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Alberta has reported 422 new COVID-19 cases out of just over 9,000 tests – a significantly lower number of tests compared to recent days.

There are now 4738 active cases in the province which is a new record high.

Two additional covid-related deaths were also reported and one of them was here in Lethbridge.

The South Zone of Alberta Health Services tallied 22 new cases between Sunday and Monday. Eleven of those cases were in Lethbridge and three were in Lethbridge County.

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With recent recoveries taken into account, the city now has a total of 155 active cases which still the highest it’s been at any point during the pandemic thus far.

A list of current local outbreaks, according to the Government of Alberta, are as follows:

Long term care facilities

  • Edith Cavell Care Centre, Lethbridge

Supportive living/home living sites

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  • Columbia Assisted Living, Lethbridge
  • Extendicare Fairmont Park, Lethbridge
  • Lethbridge Family Services

Other facilities and settings

  • Cavendish, Lethbridge
  • Children’s House Child Care Society, Lethbridge
  • Lethbridge Coalhurst Good News Centre, Coalhurst
  • Meridian Manufacturing, Lethbridge
  • New Life Pentecostal Church (Gospel Fire Evangelical), Lethbridge
  • ROC Christian Ministries, Coaldale

 

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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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