70 Per Cent of Albertans Aged 12 and Older Are Now Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19

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Credit: Chris Schwarz/Government of Alberta

Alberta says more than 70 per cent of eligible Albertans are now fully immunized against COVID-19 and 78.2 per cent of eligible Albertans have received at least one dose.

As of September 2, 2.6 million Albertans have received both of their doses of vaccine.

 

Alberta is now providing a third dose to all seniors living in congregate care facilities and for immunocompromised Albertans.

The province is also offering additional mRNA doses to Albertans who are travelling to other countries that do not accept visitors who have been vaccinated with Covishield/AstraZeneca or mixed doses.

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COVID-19 data from September 1,2021/Alberta.ca

COVID-19 cases in Alberta are increasing rapidly fuelled by Delta variant amid the unvaccinated population with 107 individuals requiring intensive care.

16.56 per cent of the 465 hospitalized people are fully vaccinated.

Data from B.C. is similar to those in Alberta in regards that 83.4% of hospitalizations are either partially vaccinated or unvaccinated. 85.1 per cent of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 77.7 per cent are fully vaccinated.

Ontario has fully vaccinated 76.57 per cent of its residents while 83.17 percent have received a single dose.

85.66 per cent of individuals in Ontario hospitals due to COVID-19 are either partially vaccinated or unvaccinated.

Ontario Science Table says to prevent a lockdown in Ontario in the Fall season, vaccination needs to accelerate substantially above 85% of the eligible population and contacts need to about 70% of pre-pandemic levels until vaccination is high enough to protect the population.

 

 

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