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Friday , 7 May 2021

COVID-19

Bonnyville Extendicare resident dies of COVID-19

There were five new COVID-19 deaths reported on Feb. 7 including one who was a resident at Bonnyville Extendicare. The woman was in her 80’s, and had other comorbid health conditions according to Tom McMillan, the assistant director of communications at Alberta Health. The woman’s name has not been released. …

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10 more cases in Bonnyville, one dead in Vermilion.

J.A. Williams High School in Lac La Biche is now listed as having an alert on the province’s school map for COVID-19 cases. An alert means there are between two and four cases of COVID-19 among staff or students at the school, and remains in effect until there have been …

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Hinshaw warns seniors of vaccine phone scam

Seniors are being warned of a phone scam involving the COVID-19 vaccine after reports to AHS of people over 75 “receiving phone calls telling them that they can book their COVID-19 immunization for a fee,” according to Dr. Deena Hinshaw, the chief medical officer of health for the province. Hinshaw …

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Just 8 new cases of COVID-19 across the Lakeland

Just eight new cases of COVID-19 and one death were reported in the Lakeland by Alberta Health on Feb. 2 according to the latest data available on the province’s COVID-19 map. The new cases were located in Bonnyville, Cold Lake, and Smoky Lake according to the municipality view of the …

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Vermilion Co-op Food Store announces one positive COVID case

Yesterday, Cornerstone Co-op announced one of their bakery staff having a positive COVID-19 test result. Their update verified that the person who tested positive had been isolating at home since before they were even tested. “The employee has not worked a shift for several days, and there was a deep …

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