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More COVID-19 cases confirmed at Holy Spirit Catholic schools

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It’s unfortunately becoming a daily trend these days. More cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in area schools.

This time it’s the Holy Spirit Catholic Division.

Alberta Health Services has now declared an outbreak at St. Catherine School in Picture Butte with four confirmed cases there.

The district also saying Wednesday (Nov. 4) a new case of COVID-19 has been confirmed now at Ecole St. Mary in Lethbridge.

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For both schools, all close contacts have been informed of the situation and are required to isolate as per AHS protocols.

As of right now, Holy Spirit has ten active cases across three school sites (St. Mary, St. Catherine’s, CCH) requiring the isolation of approximately 180 staff and students.

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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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