Tuesday, November 16, 2021
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Alberta COVID-19 recovery rate up to 83%; South Zone with two new cases

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Only 33 new cases of COVID-19 in Alberta Tuesday (May 19).

Of the province’s 6,716 total cases, 83% of them are now recovered. A total of 61 people are in hospital and eight of them are being treated in the ICU.

There are no new deaths to report.

In the South Zone there were only two new cases since Monday. One in Lethbridge and one in Cardston County (total of 21).

Lethbridge now has 24 total cases, 7 of them are active and 17 recovered.

Lethbridge cases as of May 19, 2020

  • West Lethbridge: 9 cases (2 active, 7 recovered)
  • South Lethbridge: 12 cases: (4 active, 8 recovered)
  • North Lethbridge: 3 cases (1 active, 2 recovered)

Tuesday’s data shows just under 219,000 tests for COVID-19 have been conducted province-wide since early March.

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Patrick Siedlecki

Pat has been a mainstay in the CJOC News department from the time the station launched in 2007. He’s been in the position of News Director since then and has been anchoring daily news casts as well as reporting and working behind the scenes.

Community is important to him and keeping CJOC listeners and readers informed about what’s happening across southern Alberta and beyond.

Pat has been in radio broadcasting for the past 24 years, starting in Port Alberni on Vancouver Island in 1997 and then moving up island to Nanaimo for another few years before heading to Lethbridge in 2007.

Pat grew up in the small Saskatchewan farming town of Foam Lake. After high school, he went to Western Academy Broadcasting College (WABC) in Saskatoon prior to moving to the island.

Pat also spent several years broadcasting hockey in the BCHL as well as seven years as the radio voice of the Lethbridge Hurricanes in the WHL.

Pat has been working at Cornerstone Funeral Home in Lethbridge as a Certified Life Celebrant and Funeral Assistant since 2016.

News and sports have always been Pat’s passion from the time he was a teenager and he’s always been grateful to have had the opportunity to make that part of what’s been a fun and long radio career!

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