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COVID-19: Lethbridge trending high when it comes to fully-vaccinated residents

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LETHBRIDGE, AB – Lethbridge residents are really stepping up to the COVID-19 vaccination plate, especially when it comes to those second doses.

The city is trending higher than the provincial average when it comes to the number of people who are fully-vaccinated.

Province-wide, as of Sunday, 38.6% of the eligible population had gotten their second dose.

In Lethbridge, the city average is at 43.2%.

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South Lethbridge has the highest uptake in second doses thus far at 47.3% of the eligible population with west Lethbridge at 42.5% and the north side not far behind at 39.8%.

We’re a bit behind on first doses though as 64.8% of those 12 and up have rolled up their sleeve once in Lethbridge compared to 71.7% of eligible Albertans on average.

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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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