Wednesday, October 13, 2021
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Lethbridge sees another daily spike in COVID cases; active cases triple in past two weeks

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The number of COVID-19 cases in the City of Lethbridge continues to climb.

On Wednesday (Oct. 14), the province reported another 22 cases in the city, bringing the active case count now to 112. That’s on top of the 52 new cases confirmed over the Thanksgiving Day long weekend in the city.

Across Alberta, the province reported 243 news cases of coronavirus on Wednesday with 28 of those in AHS South Zone, again most in the City of Lethbridge.

Lethbridge County also confirming five additional cases over the past day.

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The province placed Lethbridge under a COVID-19 Watch this week with the number of active cases in the city tripling over the past two weeks.

The City of Lethbridge has a total of 296 cases since the pandemic started back in March, a good majority of those since the third week of September. The province lists 182 of those cases as recovered.

Lethbridge COVID-19 Cases as of Tuesday, October 14

West Lethbridge: 114 cases (34 active, 79 recovered)

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South Lethbridge: 103 cases (41 active, 62 recovered)

North Lethbridge: 79 cases (37 active, 41 recovered)

 

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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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