October 16th, 2021

Large outbreaks reason for city COVID numbers


By Lethbridge Herald on February 16, 2021.

A vaccination kit is seen during the setting up of a vaccination clinic in Montreal, on Monday, February 1, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Dale Woodard
Lethbridge Herald
The City of Lethbridge’s elevated COVID-19 figures compared to the rest of the region aren’t related to one reason, but rather some large outbreaks, said a member of Alberta Health.
According to statistics released on Monday, the City of Lethbridge has 1,946 cases with and 211 active.
That’s in comparison to 530 cases — 13 active — in Lethbridge County, 334 cases and five active in the Municiple District of Taber and 191 cases (four active) in the MD of Willow Creek.
As of Monday, the MD of Pincher Creek had 212 cases and 28 active, Cardston County had 548 cases and 57 active, while the County of Warner registered 161 cases and three active.
“The number of cases in Lethbridge is not linked to any one factor,” said Tom McMillan, assistant director, communications at Alberta Health. “Rather, it reflects a large number of factors, including several large outbreaks that have occurred.
“This virus spreads by close contact and we are all at risk of contracting the virus and spreading it to others. While urban centres have reported higher total case numbers, we have seen cases and outbreaks in every part of the province. This includes urban and rural areas.”
The numbers in Lethbridge aside, the South Zone still has the lowest provincial case count per 100,000 population at 2,001.8
The Edmonton Zone continues to lead the province with 3,659.3 cases per 100,000 population, while the Calgary Zone sits at 2,904.8 per 100,000.
The North Zone is at 2,274.6 and the Central Zone isn’t far behind at 2,012.1.
McMillan said Alberta Health is pursuing a province-wide approach to restrictions at this time rather than focusing on one area.
“We continue to closely monitor the situation, but are not considering regional or community-specific measures at this time,” he said. “It’s been a long pandemic, but this virus is still here and cases can rise again if we’re not careful. That’s why we all need to keep focused on following the measures in place and trying to limit in-person interactions whenever we can.”
Following simple day-to-day COVID protocol is “incredibly important,” said McMillan.
“What we do matters. We all need to keep following the rules, staying home and getting tested if you feel even a little ill and keeping physically distanced whenever possible.
“Together, we can prevent cases from rising, protect the healthcare system and continue to keep each other safe.”
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Anthony Hall

Dale Woodard’s report today on the number of Covid cases, is based on a discredited system. For many months there has been a flood of published articles reporting that the prevalent PCR test is an unreliable means for determining numbers of infection. The PCR test’s inventor, Kary Mullis, was adamant before his recent death that his test was not meant as a instrument for diagnosing viral infections. As reported in Principia Scientific International on Dec. 17, 2020,The World Health Organization acknowledged that problems with COVID testing produce unfounded evidence of COVID cases such as those reported to form the basis of the ” Large Outbreaks” story that appears in today’s Lethbridge Herald.
https://principia-scientific.com/who-finally-admits-covid19-pcr-test-has-a-problem/
This journal reports, The WHO-related problem “comes in the wake of international lawsuits exposing the incompetence and malfeasance of public health officials and policymakers for reliance on a diagnostic test not fit for purpose.”
Principia Scientific reports also
“Among thousands of angry doctors arguing PCR tests should not be used is Dr. Pascal Sacré. He wrote that:

“This misuse of RT-PCR technique is used as a relentless and intentional strategy by some governments, supported by scientific safety councils and by the dominant media, to justify excessive measures such as the violation of a large number of constitutional rights, the destruction of the economy with the bankruptcy of entire active sectors of society, the degradation of living conditions for a large number of ordinary citizens, under the pretext of a pandemic based on a number of positive RT-PCR tests, and not on a real number of patients.”

ewingbt

Lethbridge has a large number of ‘care-a-less’ First Nation’s addicts/homeless that have no respect for the virus or the citizens of this city and wander around the city without masks or social distancing, demanding to use public washrooms/facilities, endangering the rest of the citizens that are trying to obey the rules and protect each other.
There is a clear disrespect shown by these people and in some cases they taunt and say ‘ I have COVID and I am going to cough on you ‘ , like it is a game to them. This IS happening on our streets as well as people that are supposed to be quarantined on Motels, on city buses and wandering the streets.
While many of us try to follow the rules to protect others and ourselves, these people run around, unimpeded by AHS or law enforcement, sharing their virus with unsuspecting victims.
I say this having witnessed it firsthand and now COVID positive and isolating! The city needs to wake up and take control of these people, who have zero respect of their lives or the lives of the others that help pay for their supports, their food, their clothing, their social services cheques and their treaty cheques!
Is this what reconciliation is??? It certainly appears to be!!!

Last edited 7 months ago by ewingbt