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Alberta reports 515 new COVID cases, sets another active case record

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Alberta is reporting 515 new cases of COVID-19.

The positive cases were confirmed between Monday afternoon and Tuesday afternoon out of 7,461 tests.

There are now 6,230 active cases in the province which is another record high. There were 6,110 active cases as of Monday afternoon.

Right now there are 164 people being treated in hospital and 30 of them are in the ICU.

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There were also five additional deaths in this latest reporting period with one of them in Brooks.

It marks the tenth COVID-related death for that community.

As for the rest of the South Zone, there were 30 new cases overall and more than half, 18 of them, were in Lethbridge. The city currently has 164 active cases.

Lethbridge County reported six new cases and the MD of Taber confirmed three new COVID cases between Monday afternoon and Tuesday afternoon.

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There are seven people being treated in hospital, four in the ICU, within the South Zone of Alberta Health Services.

Current outbreaks in the South Zone, according to the Government of Alberta are:

Long term care facilities
Edith Cavell Care Centre, Lethbridge

Supportive living/home living sites
Columbia Assisted Living, Lethbridge
Extendicare Fairmont Park, Lethbridge

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
Studio Elle, Brooks

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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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