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Wednesday, August 4, 2021
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Alberta sets records for new daily case numbers and total active cases of COVID-19

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Alberta has blown past its previous record for new daily cases of COVID-19.

Between Wednesday afternoon and Thursday afternoon, which is the latest update available, there were 622 new cases confirmed out of just under 13,000 tests.

The previous record was 572 from this past Sunday, Oct. 25.

There are now 5,172 active cases in Alberta which is also a record high for the twelfth consecutive day.

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The province also reported five additional deaths, one of them here in the South Zone.

New cases in the South Zone increased by 47 and Lethbridge reported 22 of them.

There are now 159 active cases in the city.

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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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