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COVID after four and a half months

Active cases leveling out, but new cases increasing Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader As of July 2, 2020, COVID-19 has been in Alberta for four and a half months. On July 3, there were four new cases in Big Lakes County. The…
Four more COVID cases in Big Lakes

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader On July 3, there were four more cases COVID-19 cases in Big Lakes County, which includes High Prairie. These new cases mean there are five active cases in a municipality which borders the M.D. of Lesser…
Weekly COVID – Relaunch; cases dip and rise

Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader Stage II of the Alberta Relaunch Strategy started Friday, June 12. This includes bigger groups, more campsites, and provisions for team sports. Also, libraries, gyms, arenas, movie theatres, bingo halls, and other businesses can reopen. Like Stage…
Weekly COVID: relaunch; cases dip and rise

Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader Stage II of the Alberta Relaunch Strategy started Friday, June 12. This includes bigger groups, more campsites, and provisions for team sports. Also, libraries, gyms, arenas, movie theatres, bingo halls, and other businesses can reopen.Like Stage I,…
COVID weekly: Recovery & hospital visits

Pearl LorentzenLakeside Leader During the week of June 1 to 7, 16 people recovered from COVID-19 in the Alberta Health Services (AHS)’s North Zone, which made the closest active cases in the City of Grande Prairie. Edmonton which is a…
June 9 COVID-19 update: more businesses can open Friday

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader Starting Friday, June 12, Stage II of the Alberta Relaunch Strategy starts. This includes bigger groups, more campsites, and provisions for team sports. Also, libraries, gyms, arenas, movie theatres, bingo halls, and other businesses can reopen. Like…
June 8 COVID-19 update: Wabasca and other cases removed

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader The total Alberta Health Services’ North Zone COVID-19 numbers decreased. All of the changes were of recovered cases. Notably, this decrease includes the long expected removal of the M.D. of Opportunity case. Also, two previous deaths…
June 1 COVID-19 update: 11 North Zone cases recovered

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader On June 1, 11 people in the Alberta Health Services North Zone recovered from COVID-19. These include the last three cases in the M.D. of Smoky River. With 68 total cases, this is the North Zone…
May 22 COVID-19 update

Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader As of May 22, Slave Lake remains at five cases – all recovered. Over the last few days, Alberta Health Services (AHS) confirmed four new COVID-19 cases in the AHS North Zone. The City of Grande Prairie…
Weekly COVID

North Zone COVID curve flat, for now Pearl Lorentzen Lakeside Leader The North Zone curve is almost flat, with even fewer cases than last week. Stage I of Alberta’s COVID-19 relaunch is underway. On May 13, Alberta Premier Jason Kenney…