Influenza Cases Continue to Spike Across Alberta

Alberta Health Services says another 877 cases of the flu have been confirmed across the province in the past week and a half.

Another big jump in flu cases across the province. There are now a total of 3355 lab-confirmed cases of the flu in Alberta, another 877 new cases of influenza reported in past week and a half. Most of the flu cases are confirmed influenza "A" and the majority are being reported in the Calgary area. Here in the south zone there are 197 confirmed cases of influenza A. There have now been 19 flu-related deaths across the province with 12 in Calgary, two here in the South Zone and four in Edmonton. - Pat Siedlecki

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