COVID-19 Alberta statistics

Interactive aggregate data on COVID-19 cases in Alberta

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COVID-19 in Alberta

Data included in the interactive data application are up-to-date as of end of day October 22, 2020.

Highlights

112
current hospitalizations
14
current ICU
300
total deaths
3,651
active cases
1,751
active cases, Edmonton Zone
82 years
average age at death

New Cases



Figure 1: COVID-19 cases in Alberta by zone. First and second panels display new (from October 16-October 22, 2020) and active cases, respectively. Cases without a postal code or incorrect postal codes are labelled as unknown. Cases are under investigation and numbers may fluctuate as cases are resolved.



Figure 2: COVID-19 cases in Alberta by age group. First and second panels display new (from October 16-October 22, 2020) and active cases, respectively. Cases are under investigation and numbers may fluctuate as cases are resolved.



Figure 3: COVID-19 cases in Alberta by route of suspected acquisition. First and second panels display new (from October 16-October 22, 2020) and active cases, respectively. Cases are under investigation and numbers may fluctuate as cases are resolved.



Total Cases



Figure 4: COVID-19 cases in Alberta by day and case status. Recovered is based on the assumption that a person is recovered 14 days after a particular date (see data notes tab), if they did not experience severe outcomes (hospitalized or deceased). Cases are under investigation and numbers may fluctuate as cases are resolved. Data included up to end of day October 22, 2020.



Figure 5: Cumulative COVID-19 cases in Alberta by route of suspected acquisition. Only includes COVID-19 cases where case report forms have been received. Data included up to end of day October 22, 2020.



Figure 6: COVID-19 cases in Alberta by day and case status. Probable cases include cases where the lab confirmation is pending. Data included up to end of day October 22, 2020.



Characteristics

Number and rate of COVID-19 cases in Alberta by age group

Figure 7: Number and rate of COVID-19 cases in Alberta by age group



COVID-19 cases in Alberta by age group and gender

Figure 8: COVID-19 cases in Alberta by age group and gender



Table 1. COVID-19 cases in Alberta by age group and gender
  Gender  
  Female Male Unknown All
Age Count Percent Count Percent Count Percent Count Percent
Under 1 year 85 0 75 0 0 0 160 1
1-4 years 382 2 345 1 0 0 727 3
5-9 years 476 2 489 2 1 0 966 4
10-19 years 1,418 6 1,318 5 1 0 2,737 11
20-29 years 2,222 9 2,335 10 1 0 4,558 19
30-39 years 2,240 9 2,492 10 0 0 4,732 20
40-49 years 1,959 8 2,093 9 1 0 4,053 17
50-59 years 1,394 6 1,423 6 1 0 2,818 12
60-69 years 865 4 911 4 2 0 1,778 7
70-79 years 442 2 399 2 0 0 841 3
80+ years 540 2 347 1 0 0 887 4
Unknown 0 0 3 0 1 0 4 0
All 12,023 50 12,230 50 8 0 24,261 100



Healthcare Workers

Table 2. Healthcare workers among COVID-19 cases
Total Active Recovered Died
Calgary Zone 941 89 852 0
Central Zone 46 4 42 0
Edmonton Zone 750 96 654 0
North Zone 124 5 119 0
South Zone 106 26 80 0
Unknown 1 0 1 0
Alberta 1968 220 1748 0
Note:
Status of Healthcare workers is self-reported and might be different from other sources. Please note these are not necessarily healthcare workers who were infected at work.



Severe outcomes

Summary

  • Average age for COVID cases that died is 82 years (range: 27-105)
  • Average age for COVID cases hospitalized with an ICU stay is 61 years (range: 4-89)
  • Average age for COVID cases hospitalized is 61 years (range: 0-102)
  • Average age for COVID cases not hospitalized is 36 years (range: 0-108)



Rate of total hospitalizations, ICU admissions, and deaths among COVID-19 cases in Alberta

Figure 9: Rate of total hospitalizations, ICU admissions, and deaths among COVID-19 cases in Alberta



Total hospitalizations, ICU admissions and deaths (ever) among COVID-19 cases in Alberta by age group. Each ICU admission is also included in the total number of hospitalizations.This is based on totals rather than current hospitalizations and ICU admissions.

Figure 10: Total hospitalizations, ICU admissions and deaths (ever) among COVID-19 cases in Alberta by age group. Each ICU admission is also included in the total number of hospitalizations.This is based on totals rather than current hospitalizations and ICU admissions.



Table 3. Total Hospitalizations, ICU admissions and deaths (ever) among COVID-19 cases in Alberta by age group
Age Group
Cases
Hospitalized
ICU
Deaths
Count Count Case rate Pop. rate Count Case rate Pop. rate Count Case rate Pop. rate
Total 24261 1054 4.3 24.1 189 0.8 4.3 300 1.2 6.9
Under 1 year 160 4 2.5 7.4 0 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0
1-4 years 727 4 0.6 1.8 1 0.1 0.5 0 0.0 0.0
5-9 years 966 1 0.1 0.4 0 0.0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0
10-19 years 2737 17 0.6 3.2 3 0.1 0.6 0 0.0 0.0
20-29 years 4558 49 1.1 8.2 6 0.1 1.0 2 0.0 0.3
30-39 years 4732 93 2.0 13.1 11 0.2 1.6 2 0.0 0.3
40-49 years 4053 109 2.7 18.3 18 0.4 3.0 2 0.0 0.3
50-59 years 2818 161 5.7 29.1 38 1.3 6.9 8 0.3 1.4
60-69 years 1778 184 10.3 40.3 48 2.7 10.5 24 1.3 5.3
70-79 years 841 223 26.5 90.7 44 5.2 17.9 71 8.4 28.9
80+ years 887 209 23.6 153.9 20 2.3 14.7 191 21.5 140.6
Unknown 4 0 0.0 NA 0 0.0 NA 0 0.0 NA
Note:
Based on total hospitalizations and ICU admissions ever.
Row percent is out of the number of cases in each age group.
Each ICU admission is also included in the total number of hospitalization
Case rate (per 100 cases)
Population rate (per 100,000 population)



Figure 11: Number of current COVID-19 patients in hospital, ICU and non-ICU



Figure 12: Rate of new hospitalizations (7-day rolling average, average of current day and previous 6 days) by admission date, Alberta, Calgary, Edmonton and South Zones. Hospitalization in other Zones are still low.

Comorbidities

Figure 13: Percent of COVID-19 cases with no comorbidities, one comorbidity, two comorbidities, or three or more comorbidities by case severity (non-severe, hospitalized but non-ICU, ICU but not deceased, and deceased), all age groups and both sexes combined, all Alberta. For the list of included comorbidities, please see the data notes. Data updated (weekly) on 2020-10-19.



Table 4. Number and percent of COVID-19 cases with no comorbidities, one comorbidity, two comorbidities, or three or more comorbidities by case severity (non-severe, hospitalized but non-ICU, ICU but not deceased, and deceased), all age groups and both sexes combined, Alberta. For the list of included comorbidities, please see the data notes. Data updated (weekly) on 2020-10-19.
Non-Severe
Non-ICU
ICU
Deaths
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
No comorbidity 14953 69.5% 182 24.9% 24 17.3% 9 3.1%
With 1 condition 4022 18.7% 137 18.8% 32 23.0% 17 5.8%
With 2 conditions 1401 6.5% 126 17.3% 38 27.3% 54 18.5%
With 3 or more conditions 1136 5.3% 285 39.0% 45 32.4% 212 72.6%

Geospatial

Figure 14: Cumulative COVID-19 cases in Alberta by zone and date reported to Alberta Health. Cases without a postal code or incorrect postal codes are labelled as unknown.



Figure 15: Rate of COVID-19 cases (per 100,000 population) in Alberta and by zone



View the COVID-19 status map

Table 5. COVID-19 cases in Alberta by zone
Zone Count Percent
Calgary Zone 10,871 45
Central Zone 892 4
Edmonton Zone 8,474 35
North Zone 1,775 7
South Zone 2,195 9
Unknown 54 0
All 24,261 100



Geographies can be displayed by municipality or local geographic area (LGA). When viewing by municipality, regions are defined by metropolitan areas, cities, urban service areas, rural areas, and towns with approximately 10,000 or more people; smaller regions (i.e. villages, and reserves) are incorporated into the corresponding rural area. Cases without a postal code or incorrect postal codes are not included. Location information missing/invalid for: 117 case(s).

Laboratory testing

Figure 16: People tested for COVID-19 in Alberta by day. Tests performed for the same person are counted once.



Figure 17: Tests performed for COVID-19 in Alberta by day. Tests can be performed for the same person multiple times.



Table 6. COVID-19 testing in Alberta
Number (n)
Test volume 1,697,849
People tested 1,220,803



Table 7. Number of people tested for COVID-19 in Alberta by zone
Zone Count Percent
Calgary Zone 487,684 40
Central Zone 104,350 9
Edmonton Zone 411,340 34
North Zone 118,120 10
South Zone 79,355 7
Unknown 19,954 2
All 1,220,803 100



People tested for COVID-19 in Alberta by age group and gender.

Figure 18: People tested for COVID-19 in Alberta by age group and gender.



Table 8. People tested for COVID-19 in Alberta by age group and gender
  Gender  
  Female Male Unknown All
Age Count Percent Count Percent Count Percent Count Percent
Under 1 year 3,382 0 3,912 0 8 0 7,302 1
1-4 years 25,672 2 28,859 2 33 0 54,564 4
5-9 years 43,332 4 48,047 4 58 0 91,437 7
10-19 years 71,413 6 71,715 6 98 0 143,226 12
20-29 years 101,620 8 76,947 6 158 0 178,725 15
30-39 years 128,332 11 98,421 8 166 0 226,919 19
40-49 years 101,088 8 75,079 6 98 0 176,265 14
50-59 years 81,750 7 58,433 5 82 0 140,265 11
60-69 years 58,820 5 47,052 4 60 0 105,932 9
70-79 years 28,786 2 25,192 2 20 0 53,998 4
80+ years 26,009 2 15,810 1 20 0 41,839 3
Unknown 94 0 133 0 101 0 328 0
All 670,300 55 549,601 45 902 0 1,220,803 100
Note:
Count represents the number of people tested



Figure 19: Cumulative and daily test positivity rate for COVID-19 in Alberta.



Figure 20: Positivity rate for COVID-19 in Alberta by zone.

Data export

Data are subject to change. Fluctuations are expected as cases are investigated and updated. Data included up to end of day October 22, 2020. Data are provided for export in excel and csv formats.