It has been more than a year since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic, and Alberta continues to deal with a significant number of coronavirus cases.
Since the start of the pandemic, Alberta has seen 336,392 confirmed cases, according to new numbers from the province.
Of these cases, 4,440 are active infections.
Calgary currently leads the province in active infections. Alberta’s largest city has 1,749 active cases and 124,126 total detected infections.
Edmonton has 1,166 active infections and has counted 104,302 cases over the course of the pandemic.
The North Zone has 653 active cases, the Central Zone has 537, and the South Zone is reporting 329. There are also six active infections where health authorities don’t know which respective zones the patients live in.
A total of 395 people are in hospital because of the virus, including 78 who are in the ICU.
At the time of writing, 3,258 people have died in Alberta due to the virus, while 328,694 people have recovered so far.