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Wednesday, August 4, 2021
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Lethbridge reports slight increase in active COVID cases after days of decline

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After a gradual decline in the number of active COVID-19 cases in Lethbridge, there was a slight up tick on Wednesday.

There were 10 new cases reported over the past day and the number of active cases rose from 77 to 82.

Active cases still remain significantly lower than what we saw just one month ago when that number surpassed 220.

Alberta-wide, there were 1,123 new cases of COVID-19 with a provincial positivity rate of 7 percent.

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The number of active cases in the province also rose slightly, by 39.

An additional 25 deaths were reported.

A total of 911 people are still in hospital and 141 of them are in the ICU.

Click here for up to date local, national, and international COVID-19 case data.

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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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