Alberta COVID-19 hospitalizations drop by 100+ as technical issues limit data

Feb 22 2022, 11:27 pm

Alberta reported an estimated 2,110 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, with technical issues limiting data information after the Family Day long weekend.

The four-day caseload includes:

  • February 18: 760 new cases
  • February 19: 475 new cases
  • February 20: 475 new cases
  • February 21: 400 new cases

“Estimated numbers will be provided today and full reporting will resume tomorrow, including a daily breakdown of cases from Friday to Monday,” the Alberta government website stated.

There are 1,380 people in hospital with COVID-19, a decrease of 114 since Friday. This includes 95 people in intensive care, a decrease of 21.

The number of new deaths, if any, was not updated Tuesday afternoon.

As of February 21, 90% of Alberta’s eligible population over the age of 12 have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine and 86.5% have had two shots. There have been 184,399 children aged five to 11 who have received at least one dose of pediatric vaccine.

Just over 41% of Alberta’s eligible population over the age of 12 have received their third dose.

A total of 8,470,872 doses of vaccine have been administered in the province.

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