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Monday, August 2, 2021
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Lethbridge reports seven new COVID cases and one additional death

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LETHBRIDGE, AB – Another day with a relatively low number of new COVID-19 cases.

Across Alberta there were 259 new cases reported out of more than 6,800 tests for a provincial positivity rate of 3.5 percent.

That’s the same rate as the previous day.

Here in Lethbridge there were 7 new cases, out of 12 in the entire South Zone, and one additional death – a man in his 60’s.

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A total of 13 people in the city have died of COVID-19 since the onset of the pandemic.

The number of active cases in Lethbridge dropped by one, to to 142, in the past day.

There have been 109,341 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered as of Feb. 2.

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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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