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COVID-19: More than 1 million Albertans have been tested to date
COVID-19: More than 1 million Albertans have been tested to date
Alberta has conducted more tests per capita for COVID-19 than B.C., Quebec or Ontario have, said Health Minister Tyler Shandro on Monday. (The Canadian Press)

COVID-19: More than 1 million Albertans have been tested to date

Roughly one in four Albertans have been tested

Alberta has conducted more tests per capita for COVID-19 than B.C., Quebec or Ontario have, said Health Minister Tyler Shandro on Monday. (The Canadian Press)
The number of active cases in the City of Red Deer reached nine compared to previous day’s six. File photo

COVID-19: Active cases in central zone up Tuesday

Central zone active cases remains lowest of all zones

The number of active cases in the City of Red Deer reached nine compared to previous day’s six. File photo
Central zone active cases down to 20

Central zone active cases down to 20

Province provides update

Central zone active cases down to 20
City of Red Deer was at eight active cases Wednesday. File photo

COVID-19: Central zone cases down to 32 Wednesday

No active cases in some central Alberta communities

City of Red Deer was at eight active cases Wednesday. File photo
Active cases down in central zone Tuesday

Active cases down in central zone Tuesday

No active cases in some local municipalities

Active cases down in central zone Tuesday
Dr. Deena Hinshaw, chief medical officer of health confirmed 42 cases present at 35 schools while infectious Monday afternoon. (Photo courtesy of Government of Alberta)

Rise in community transmission: Alberta confirms 418 COVID-19 cases Monday

42 cases present at 35 schools while infectious in Alberta

Dr. Deena Hinshaw, chief medical officer of health confirmed 42 cases present at 35 schools while infectious Monday afternoon. (Photo courtesy of Government of Alberta)
Online map to help Alberta parents track COVID-19 cases in schools
Online map to help Alberta parents track COVID-19 cases in schools
COVID-19: Central zone cases up Monday at 27 from Friday’s 21

COVID-19: Central zone cases up Monday at 27 from Friday’s 21

No active cases in Sylvan Lake, Ponoka County

COVID-19: Central zone cases up Monday at 27 from Friday’s 21
Mould closes Sylvan Lake public washroom

Mould closes Sylvan Lake public washroom

Porta-potties available

Mould closes Sylvan Lake public washroom
COVID-19: Central zone active cases at 85 – up four since Friday

COVID-19: Central zone active cases at 85 – up four since Friday

Province provides COVID-19 numbers Monday

COVID-19: Central zone active cases at 85 – up four since Friday
Red Deer RCMP Supt. Gerald Grobmeier at a news conference on Tuesday afternoon about the death of a Red Deer doctor on Monday. Photo from Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff

Man, 54, charged in connection with fatal attack of Red Deer doctor

Doctor was killed in his walk-in clinic on Monday

Red Deer RCMP Supt. Gerald Grobmeier at a news conference on Tuesday afternoon about the death of a Red Deer doctor on Monday. Photo from Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff
An online fundraiser for Red Deer physician, Dr. Walter Reynolds, has raised more than $50,000 in about 12 hours. Photo via GoFundMe

Donations pour in for family of doctor killed in Red Deer attack

Man has been charged in connection to death of Red Deer doctor

An online fundraiser for Red Deer physician, Dr. Walter Reynolds, has raised more than $50,000 in about 12 hours. Photo via GoFundMe
Sylvan Lake resident Joel McCutcheon has about a half an acre of property where he grows thousands of flowers, fruit and vegetables every summer. The gardener spends about four to six hours outside every day. Contributed photo

‘Is this a town garden?’ Sylvan Lake resident has been gardening for 7 decades

Most summer days, Joel McCutcheon is in his garden pulling weeds, tending flowers and mowing

Sylvan Lake resident Joel McCutcheon has about a half an acre of property where he grows thousands of flowers, fruit and vegetables every summer. The gardener spends about four to six hours outside every day. Contributed photo
Police have a man in custody after a physician was attacked Monday at the Village Mall Walk-In Clinic. “It’s an awful thing. Nobody deserves that kind of treatment,” says one of the doctor’s patients. Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff

Red Deer doctor killed at clinic

Red Deer RCMP are investigating the death of a doctor at the Village Mall Walk-In Clinic.

Police have a man in custody after a physician was attacked Monday at the Village Mall Walk-In Clinic. “It’s an awful thing. Nobody deserves that kind of treatment,” says one of the doctor’s patients. Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff
Alberta reports 257 new cases of COVID-19

Alberta reports 257 new cases of COVID-19

Central zone has 157 active cases

Alberta reports 257 new cases of COVID-19
Samson Cree Nation reeling after 10 year old-boy-shot; 13-year-old charged of manslaughter

Samson Cree Nation reeling after 10 year old-boy-shot; 13-year-old charged of manslaughter

‘Don’t give up, keep praying, we will get through this’

Samson Cree Nation reeling after 10 year old-boy-shot; 13-year-old charged of manslaughter
COVID-19: One more death reported in central zone

COVID-19: One more death reported in central zone

Number of active cases has decreased by more than 200 since last week

COVID-19: One more death reported in central zone
Jackson Hicks, seven, completes assigned school work at home during the COVID-19 pandemic in April. Photo Submitted.

Amid COVID-19: Some central Alberta parents want to see online learning option

Some parents will consider homeschooling if online learning isn’t available

Jackson Hicks, seven, completes assigned school work at home during the COVID-19 pandemic in April. Photo Submitted.
Sylvan Lake beach on Saturday afternoon was crowded. But some beach-goers say people were mindful of keeping distance from others. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff

Sylvan Lake beach crowded but people maintaining distance

‘A quick picture may give you the impression that everybody is crowded together’

Sylvan Lake beach on Saturday afternoon was crowded. But some beach-goers say people were mindful of keeping distance from others. Photo by Mamta Lulla/Advocate staff