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COVID-19: Lethbridge with 16 new cases Friday, up to 138 active in the city

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Lethbridge continues to climb the COVID-19 case ladder.

The City has been under a provincial watch since earlier in the week as case numbers are heading in the wrong direction and at a swift pace.

The province confirmed another case 16 positive cases in Lethbridge on Friday (Oct. 16), putting the active case count to 138.

The active cases in Lethbridge have more than tripled in the past two-and-a-half weeks.

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Across the province, there were 332 new cases confirmed in the updated Friday numbers. The active cases in Alberta right now is at 2,836.

There are 117 people in hospital province-wide with 11 in ICU.

Lethbridge COVID-19 Cases as of Friday, October 16

West Lethbridge: 122 cases (43 active, 78 recovered)
South Lethbridge: 111 cases (47 active, 64 recovered)
North Lethbridge: 93 cases (48 active, 44 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 New 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.

On a personal note, Pat has been working at Cornerstone Funeral Home in Lethbridge as a Certified Life Celebrant and funeral assistant since 2016.

Pat is engaged to Tarah and he has two kids and two step-children.

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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