Here's how Alberta's 119,757 COVID-19 cases break down by region

Jan 22 2021, 2:55 pm

It has been ten months 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 119,757 confirmed cases, according to new numbers from the province.

Of these cases, 9,987 are active infections.

Calgary currently leads the province in active infections. Alberta’s largest city has 3,839 active infections and 45,835 total detected cases.

Edmonton has 3,511 active infections and has counted 50,088 cases over the course of the pandemic.

The North Zone has 1,366 active cases, the Central Zone has 849, and the South Zone is reporting 411. There are also 11 active infections where health authorities don’t know the respective zone the patients live in.

A total of 691 people are in hospital because of the virus, and 115 are in the ICU.

At the time of writing, 1,512 people have died in Alberta due to the virus, while 108,258 people have recovered so far.