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Past Influenza Seasonal Data

Final Report for 2017/18 Influenza Season

NOTE: Influenza Data for the upcoming 2018/19 season will be posted, weekly, starting November 2018.

  Alberta Total South Zone Calgary Zone Central Zone Edmonton Zone North Zone
Doses of influenza vaccine administered 1,229,350* 92,391** 525,652** 112,629** 406,229** 92,449**
Laboratory confirmed cases of Influenza A*** 5,667 417 2,026 867 1,489 818
Laboratory confirmed cases of Influenza B*** 3,402 214 1,317 531 820 495
Number of Albertans admitted to hospital and have lab confirmed influenza*** 3,047 192 1,120 383 1,029 323
Number of patients who died in hospital and had lab confirmed influenza*** 92 7 32 21 22 10

*Total includes all totals listed under Zone columns.

**Total doses administered in Zone, by AHS Public Health, Non-AHS Physicians and Non-AHS Pharmacists, First Nations Inuit Health Branch, other AHS non-public health and other non-AHS community providers from October 2017 to April 30, 2018.

*** Cumulative total August 28, 2017 – June 23, 2018.

This data is considered preliminary until confirmed by Alberta Health's final annual influenza report.

Staff Influenza Immunization Rate (2017/18 Season)

2016/17 Influenza Season

Final Report for 2016/17 Season

  Alberta Total South Zone Calgary Zone Central Zone Edmonton Zone North Zone
Doses of influenza vaccine administered 1,171,825 * 90,273 491,931 106,934 389,918 92,672
Laboratory confirmed cases of Influenza A 3,793* 278 1,512 552 1,089 361
Laboratory confirmed cases of Influenza B 701* 83 239 93 180 106
Number of Albertans admitted to hospital and have lab confirmed influenza 1,653* 126 610 180 611 125
Number of Albertans deceased who had lab confirmed influenza 64* 7 19 11 20 7

*The numbers listed in the Alberta-wide column are the final numbers, as validated by Alberta Health.  No further updates to be provided for the 2016/17 season.

2015/16 Influenza Season

Final Report (June 16/16)

  Alberta Total South Zone Calgary Zone Central Zone Edmonton Zone North Zone
Doses of influenza vaccine administered 1,146,569** 88,172* 467,942* 105,872* 384,723* 99,860*
Laboratory confirmed cases of Influenza A*** 3,710 272 1,164 525 1,164 585
Laboratory confirmed cases of Influenza B*** 1,601 154 529 249 409 260
Number of Albertans admitted to hospital and have lab confirmed influenza*** 1,698 128 571 202 594 203
Number of Albertans deceased who had lab confirmed influenza*** 62 5 29 5 17 6

*Total doses administered by AHS Public Health, Pharmacists and Physicians as of April 30, 2016, and AHS non-Public Health and other non-AHS community providers as of March 31, 2016.

** Total includes all totals listed under Zone columns, plus zero doses in unknown zone.

***Cumulative total August 30, 2015 – June 11, 2016.

2015-16 AHS Employee Influenza Immunization Rates by Workplace Location - FINAL - May 5, 2016