LETHBRIDGE, AB – Another day with a relatively low number of new COVID-19 cases.

Across Alberta there were 259 new cases reported out of more than 6,800 tests for a provincial positivity rate of 3.5 percent.

That’s the same rate as the previous day.

Here in Lethbridge there were 7 new cases, out of 12 in the entire South Zone, and one additional death – a man in his 60’s.

A total of 13 people in the city have died of COVID-19 since the onset of the pandemic.

The number of active cases in Lethbridge dropped by one, to to 142, in the past day.

There have been 109,341 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered as of Feb. 2.