Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza virus surveillance

Hospitalized confirmed cases in Alberta 2009–2010

Below is the total number of hospitalized confirmed cases of Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza in Alberta from April 2009 to April 2010.
Area Year to Date
Northern Alberta 181
Edmonton and area 395
Central Alberta 147
Calgary and area 393
Southern Alberta 162
Total 1,278

Total number of deaths: 71*

  • Two new cases both related to travel.
  • Median age of hospitalized cases = 34 years.
  • Median age of deaths = 50 years.
* One death was an out of country resident. The total number of deaths includes those who died from H1N1 and those who died from other causes and also tested positive for H1N1.

H1N1 Immunizations – Doses Administered

Up to February 27, 2010, over 1.25 million doses of the H1N1 vaccine were administered to Albertans.