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More Lethbridge businesses hit with COVID as virus continues to spread

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COVID-19 continues to spread around Lethbridge.

A number of businesses have temporarily shut down after employees tested positive for coronavirus.

The latest being the Best Buy location on the south side. It closed up on the weekend after some workers there tested positive. The store posted a notice on its doors saying those employees are now isolating at home and the store has since been fully disinfected.

Anyone who visited Best Buy between October 22nd and 28th should follow provincial health guidelines.

Meanwhile, another west side pub has temporarily closed. Backstreet West says an employee tested positive for COVID-19 last Wednesday (Oct. 28) and they’ve decided to shut down for a bit as a precaution.

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This follows positive test results at Mojo’s Grill & Pub last week which forced that establishment to close temporarily as well.

All these impacted businesses say the health and safety of employees and customers are their top priority.

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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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