Ninety people have been admitted to hospitals for influenza in Alberta and three have died at this early point in the season.
Alberta Health Services has released their first statistics on this year’s virus. Two of the deaths were in the Calgary area and the other in the south zone. Calgary has also seen nearly sixty percent of all hospitalizations in the province thus far as well, with 59 people being sent to hospital.
Lloydminster is part of the central zone, where 5 people have been taken to hospital.
AHS has administered 424,101 vaccinations in the province so far.
Story by Chris Hunter.