COVID-19 UPDATE – June 7, 2021

As of June 7, 2021 Alberta Health confirmed 651 new cases since June 4.

There are 80 new cases in the North Zone since June 4.

There has been 1 death recorded in the North Zone since June 4.

25,133 cases have recovered in the North Zone.

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Regional vaccination rates

  • 3,084,119 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Alberta
  • 66.7 percent of 12+ population has received at least one dose (56.8% total population)
  • 14.3 percent of 12+ population fully vaccinated (12.2% total population)
  • 459 adverse events following immunization (AEFI) have been reported to Alberta Health. This represents 453 people, and 487 symptoms.
    • 291 related to Pfizer
    • 101 related to Moderna
    • 67 related to AstraZeneca
  • There have been 3,142 vaccine refusals and 917 contraindications to receiving the vaccine

Albertans are now able to track vaccination rates in their local geographic area.

Percent of people immunized at least one dose (more can be found on the map):

FORT MCMURRAY
All ages: 48.9%, (39044 people)

FALHER
All ages: 44.8%, (2009 people)

PEACE RIVER
All ages: 41.3%, (7699 people)

CITY OF GRANDE PRAIRIE
All ages: 41%, (30802 people)

SLAVE LAKE
All ages: 40.1%, (4736 people)

SPIRIT RIVER
All ages: 39.4%, (2412 people)

VALLEYVIEW
All ages: 36.6%, (2656 people)

HIGH PRAIRIE
All ages: 32.5%, (3806 people)

HIGH LEVEL
All ages: 13.4%, (3401 people)

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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 VariantB.1.617 India VariantP.1 Brazilian VariantTotal
Calgary Zone19,3797815073520,342
Central Zone5,158231375,300
Edmonton Zone11,110651197912,165
North Zone5,826426966,528
South Zone2,58209942,685
Unknown10001
Alberta44,0561491752,64147,021
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. Due to the large number of positive COVID-19 cases, starting May 1, the lab is only screening a sample of positive cases.

Due to the large number of positive COVID-19 cases, between May 1, 2021 and May 31, 2021, the lab screened a sample of positive cases.

*Active and recovered cases are currently based on information on a sample of positive cases only and should be interpreted with caution.

  • 76,693 specimens screened
    • Percent of total positive cases screened for variants: 96.7 percent (based on weekly average, excluding most recent two days)
  • 47,021 variants of concern identified
    • 219 died

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

ZoneActiveDiedRecoveredTotal
Calgary Zone1,3245918,95920,342
Central Zone461264,8135,300
Edmonton Zone9679211,10612,165
North Zone499266,0036,528
South Zone183162,4862,685
Unknown0011
Alberta3,43421943,36847,021

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School status classification

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

June 7, 2021

There are 8 OUTBREAKS (10+) for the North Zone.

There are 11 OUTBREAKS (5-9 cases) for the North Zone.

There are 9 ALERTS (2-4 cases) for the North Zone.

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There are 229,319 reported cases in Alberta, and 2,248 deaths in Alberta (1,094 in Edmonton Zone, 681 in Calgary Zone, 184 in North Zone, 159 in Central Zone, 130 in South Zone). Of the active cases, 351 are in the hospital including 94 in ICU (Intensive Care). 222,364 cases have recovered. The Positivity Rate is 4%.

There are 5,415 active cases in Alberta. Calgary:2,188, Edmonton:1,415, North:762, Central:713, South:331, Unknown:6.

There has been 12 deaths recorded for Alberta since June 2. Of the 12 deaths: 1 in the Central Zone, 2 in the North Zone, 2 in the Calgary Zone, and 7 in the Edmonton Zone.

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As of June 7, Canada has 1,394,146 confirmed cases. There have been 25,761 deaths recorded. There have been 26,323,847 doses of vaccines administered in Canada.

As of June 6 there were 24,194 active cases in Canada. Alberta has the second highest amount of active cases(<) behind Ontario (8,368 – 1st<), followed by Manitoba (4,069 – 3rd<), Quebec (2,751 – 4th<), British Columbia (2,504 – 5th<), and Saskatchewan (1,196 – 6th). All other provinces and territories are below 205 active cases. [<drop in cases / >increase in cases]

The USA has 34,223,147 confirmed cases. There are 612,596 deaths recorded. 302,419,531 vaccine doses have been administered.

There are 173,435,500 cases worldwide. There are a total of 3,731,795 deaths recorded worldwide. A total of 2,139,470,073 vaccine doses have been administered.

The top 5 highest ranked country of reported cases are (From highest to lowest): USA, India (28,909,975), Brazil (16,947,062), France (5,775,525), and Turkey (5,293,627). No other country has reached the 5,200,000 mark. Canada holds at 23rd.

The highest death toll, after the US, Brazil (473,404), India (349,186), Mexico (228,804), and the UK (128,104). No other country has reached the 127,000 mark.

The top 5 highest countries in the world of administered vaccine doses (from highest to lowest): China (777,879,000), USA (302,419,531), India (232,786,482), UK (68,964,189) and Brazil (67,359,289). All other countries are below 60,000,000 doses. Canada holds at 14th.

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There was no video update for June 7 by Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Chief Medical Officer.

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