COVID-19 Mini-UPDATE – April 13, 2021

As of April 13, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 1,081 new cases since April 12.

There are 147 new cases in the North Zone since April 12.

There has been 0 deaths recorded in the North Zone since April 12.

13,865 cases have recovered in the North Zone.


Variant Cases in Alberta

Variants of concern COVID-19 cases identified in Alberta and by Zone

ZoneB.1.1.7 UK VariantB.1.351 South African VariantP.1 Brazilian VariantTotal
Calgary Zone5,41317825,512
Central Zone1,368041,372
Edmonton Zone3,3931053,408
North Zone1,1490101,159
South Zone65101652
NOTE: People are identified as COVID-19 cases prior to variant of concern identification. As such, variant of concern reporting is delayed compared to date the case was reported to Alberta Health. All cases were screened for variants of concern starting at the beginning of February, 2021.
  • 15,087 active cases in Alberta
    • 7,910 active cases (52.4% of total) have been identified as variants of concern.
  • 12,154 variants of concern identified
    • 7,910 active
    • 4,202 recovered
    • 42 died
  • 30,370 specimens screened

Variants of concern COVID-19 cases identified who are active, recovered, or died in Alberta and by Zone

Calgary Zone3,63691,8675,512
Central Zone84335261,372
Edmonton Zone2,101301,2773,408
North Zone90302561,159
South Zone3800272652


Outbreaks in Alberta
Acute care and continuing care facilities (including group homes) are reported publicly when there are 2 or more cases, indicating that a transmission within the facility has occurred.Outbreak control measures are put in place at continuing care facilities and group homes with a single confirmed case, as a precaution.
AHS Acute Care Outbreaks in Alberta provides more information on outbreaks in hospitals.
Prisons, correctional facilities, shelters and child care settings are listed when there are 5 or more cases.
All other non-healthcare workplaces, events, public settings (restaurants, salons and gyms) and sports activities are listed when there are 10 or more cases.
Outbreaks are declared over when 4 weeks have passed since the last case was identified, so not all outbreaks listed below have current transmission happening.
This list is for general information purposes and should not be used to guide public health decision-making.

Acute care facilities

  • Bonnyville Health Centre
  • St. Theresa General Hospital, Fort Vermilion

Supportive living/home living sites

  • Gardens at Emerald Park, Grande Prairie

Other facilities and settings

  • Canadian Brew House, Grande Prairie
  • Cenovus Foster Creek, Cold Lake
  • Children First Eagle Ridge Nest, Fort McMurray
  • Civeo Lynx Lodge, Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
  • CNRL Albian, Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
  • CNRL Horizon, Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
  • CNRL Jackfish, Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
  • Happy House Daycare (north location), Cold Lake
  • Kearl Lake work site, Fort Mckay
  • Michels Canada, Valleyview
  • Peace River Bible Institute, Sexsmith
  • Peace River Correctional Centre
  • PTW Canada
  • RCCC Simonette Lodge, Valleyview
  • Reed Energy Group Inc., Grande Prairie
  • Rotary House, Grande Prairie
  • Royal Camp Services, Grande Prairie
  • Stepping Stones South Daycare, Grande Prairie
  • Suncor base plant, Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
  • Suncor Firebag Village, Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
  • Suncor Mackay River, Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
  • Syncrude Mildred Lake site, Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
  • Tourmaline Oil Nabors, Grande Prairie
  • Walmart, Grande Prairie
  • Wheaton-Penny Childcare Centre, Fort McMurray


School status classification

Updated reporting took effect January 18, 2021 on the School Status Map.

April 13, 2021

There are 15 OUTBREAKS (10+) for the North Zone.

There are 13 OUTBREAKS (5-9 cases) for the North Zone.

There are 16 ALERTS for the North Zone.


There are 163,119 reported cases in Alberta, and 2,021 deaths in Alberta (1024 in Edmonton zone, 616 in Calgary Zone, 150 in North Zone, 124 in the Central Zone, 107 in the South Zone). Of the 163,119 cases, 402 are in the hospital including 88 in ICU (Intensive Care). 146,011 cases have recovered. The Positivity Rate is 8.9%.

There are 15,087 active cases in Alberta. Calgary:6,938, Edmonton:3,717, North:2,005, Central:1,346, South:936, Unknown:145.

There has been 3 deaths recorded for Alberta since April 12. Of the 3 deaths: 1 in the Edmonton Zone and 2 in the Calgary Zone.

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April 13, 2021 live update by Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta chief medical officer of health.

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