LETHBRIDGE, AB – Another 1,566 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Alberta over the past day.

That’s out of about 16,800 tests for a provincial positivity rate of around 9 percent.

At present time 20,163 Albertans have the virus.

There were also 13 additional deaths in the past 24 hours and one of them was in the Municipal District of Taber.

Also in the South Zone there were 39 new cases confirmed in the past day, 8 of them in Lethbridge.

The city now has 229 active cases of COVID-19.

Lethbridge County reported three new cases, Cardston County tallied nine new cases and Medicine Hat confirmed ten new cases of the virus.

Click here for a more comprehensive breakdown of local COVID-19 data.