LETHBRIDGE – The Alberta Medical Association says a Lethbridge physician has died from complications related to COVID-19.
Dr. Wayne John Edwards, who was 66, died Tuesday at the Chinook Regional Hospital in the southern Alberta city.
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His death was confirmed by Alberta Health.
Spokesman Tom McMillan says the source of exposure in the death is unknown.
The most recent statistics from Alberta Health show Edwards was the seventh health-care worker in the province to die from COVID-19.