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Since many people with the virus are either not tested or asymptomatic, Alberta Health Minister Jason Copping says the actual case numbers are much higher. (File photo by The Canadian Press)

Alberta has 2,722 new lab-confirmed COVID cases on Tuesday — but actual number much higher, says minister

Red Deer has 1,060 confirmed active COVID cases on Tuesday. In Alberta,…

Since many people with the virus are either not tested or asymptomatic, Alberta Health Minister Jason Copping says the actual case numbers are much higher. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
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Active COVID cases grow to 1,107 in Red Deer

Red Deer gained 56 more COVID cases on Wednesday, bringing the active…

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According to Alberta Health Services, emergency medical services continue to see an unprecedented increase in emergency calls “particularly during the cold weather snap in recent days.” (Advocate file photo)
According to Alberta Health Services, emergency medical services continue to see an unprecedented increase in emergency calls “particularly during the cold weather snap in recent days.” (Advocate file photo)
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COVID-19 cases double in Red Deer, compared to last week

The first update of 2022 is not good news

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Conservator Denzil Paterson was doing some work inside the first-floor ceiling of Michener House Museum when he noticed a hidden bathtub, still hooked up to plumbing. (Contributed photo)

Discovery of hidden bathtub inside Lacombe’s Michener House Museum goes viral

The TikTok video of the tub discovery gets 100,000 views

Conservator Denzil Paterson was doing some work inside the first-floor ceiling of Michener House Museum when he noticed a hidden bathtub, still hooked up to plumbing. (Contributed photo)
COVID-19 virus (file photo).

COVID-19 in Red Deer falls to 110 active cases

The number of active COVID-19 cases in Red Deer fell again on…

COVID-19 virus (file photo).
The comedy ‘Sugar Road,’ which intertwines love stories across three generations, opens the latest Cow Patti Theatre season in Lacombe this week. (Actors’ masks come off for performances.) (Contributed photo)

Pandemic can’t keep Lacombe’s hard-hit Cow Patti theatre down

A new season launches this week with ‘Sugar Road’

The comedy ‘Sugar Road,’ which intertwines love stories across three generations, opens the latest Cow Patti Theatre season in Lacombe this week. (Actors’ masks come off for performances.) (Contributed photo)
Premier Jason Kenney said more than 80 per cent those eligible in the province have received a double vaccination against COVID-19 (File photo by The Canadian Press)

80% of eligible Albertans now fully vaccinated

This province is narrowing the gap with the national average

Premier Jason Kenney said more than 80 per cent those eligible in the province have received a double vaccination against COVID-19 (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw urged people to follow the provincial guidelines during halloween. (Advocate file photo/ Chris Schwartz/Alberta Government)

Alberta reports 8,389 active cases of COVID-19, 12 more deaths

Red Deer’s cases decreased to 325

Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Deena Hinshaw urged people to follow the provincial guidelines during halloween. (Advocate file photo/ Chris Schwartz/Alberta Government)
Alberta now has 10,434 active cases of COVID-19. (Black Press file photo).
Alberta now has 10,434 active cases of COVID-19. (Black Press file photo).
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Premier Jason Kenney cautioned Albertans not to let down their guard and to keep following health rules and protocols on Tuesday. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Premier Jason Kenney cautioned Albertans not to let down their guard and to keep following health rules and protocols on Tuesday. (File photo by The Canadian Press)

Red Deer’s COVID cases fall to 442

Premier warns Alberta is doing better, but has a ways to go

Premier Jason Kenney cautioned Albertans not to let down their guard and to keep following health rules and protocols on Tuesday. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Premier Jason Kenney cautioned Albertans not to let down their guard and to keep following health rules and protocols on Tuesday. (File photo by The Canadian Press)
Chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw apologized to a Central zone family Thursday. (Advocate file photo/ Chris Schwartz/Alberta Government)

Hinshaw apologizes to family of deceased 14-year-old for linking death to COVID-19

It will change the way deaths of young people are reported in future

Chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw apologized to a Central zone family Thursday. (Advocate file photo/ Chris Schwartz/Alberta Government)
A concept illustration of the new Blackfalds high school. (Contributed image)

Contract awarded for construction of new Blackfalds high school

A contract has been awarded for the construction of a new Blackfalds…

A concept illustration of the new Blackfalds high school. (Contributed image)
Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw encouraged pregnant Albertans to get vaccinated as soon as possible on Thursday. (Photo by Chris Schwartz/Alberta Government)

Red Deer reports another COVID-19 death, 22 patients in hospital ICU

There are 787 active viral cases in the city

Alberta chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw encouraged pregnant Albertans to get vaccinated as soon as possible on Thursday. (Photo by Chris Schwartz/Alberta Government)
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Red Deerians urged to give blood before Thanksgiving long weekend

Canadian Blood Services is encouraging blood donations this Thanksgiving. As Canadians prepare…

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Red Deer’s COVID-19 cases have risen to 825

The city had 818 active cases on Tuesday

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A referendum question about the annual time change will be on Alberta’s municipal election ballot. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Two referendum questions, senate elections will also be on the Oct. 18 municipal election ballot

Voters will be asked about the time change and equalization

A referendum question about the annual time change will be on Alberta’s municipal election ballot. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
A concept illustration of the new Blackfalds high school. (Contributed image).

Contract awarded for construction of new Blackfalds high school

A contract has been awarded for the construction of a new Blackfalds…

A concept illustration of the new Blackfalds high school. (Contributed image).
Red Deer’s Lyle Keewatin Richards of the Remembering the Children Society. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).

How to move forward to find Red Deer residential school’s lost graves

Members of nine First Nations will meet to discuss next step

Red Deer’s Lyle Keewatin Richards of the Remembering the Children Society. (Photo by LANA MICHELIN/Advocate staff).