Alberta has published detailed metrics on the number of people in provincial hospitals due to COVID-19.
The data includes the number of people in hospitals split along age, vaccination status and pre-existing conditions that include respiratory diseases, diabetes, stroke, dementia, cardiovascular disease, liver diseases, renal diseases, cancer and immuno-deficiency diseases.
Alberta reported 1,510 new COVID-19 cases on September 9th and the total number of active cases has increased to 15,977. Currently, 679 are hospitalised with 154 in ICU due to COVID-19.
According to the Alberta website, of the 15,977 active cases, 77.6 per cent of cases are either unvaccinated or partially vaccinated.
Over the last 120 days, 9.2 per cent of 3231 Albertans in hospitals due to COVID-19 were fully vaccinated.
It is important to note that of the 60 children under 12 years of age hospitalised, 12 received critical care. Among those children in hospitals, 78.3 per cent had pre-existing conditions.
4.7 per cent of the 737 individuals in ICU were fully vaccinated.
The data also shows there were no fully vaccinated Albertans below 40 years of age received critical care during the last 4 months. Of the 603 individuals in ICU aged 40 and above, 28 individuals or 4.6 per cent were fully vaccinated.
COVID-19 deaths in the past 120 days in Alberta by vaccine status (Table from Alberta.ca)
Over the last 120 days, 297 individuals died due to complications from COVID-19. Of those, 50 (16.8 %) were fully vaccinated, but 47 had pre-existing conditions.
COVID-19 deaths in the past 120 days in Alberta by vaccine status and pre-existing condition. (Table from Alberta.ca)
Three fully vaccinated Albertans aged 40+ with no pre-existing conditions died in the past 120 days due to COVID-19.
As of September 8th, 67 per cent of Albertans or 78.8 percent of ages 12+ have received at least one dose and 70.8 percent of ages 12+ or 60.2 percent of Alberta’s total population are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.