The death toll from the flu in northern Alberta has risen to five. One more person died from the disease in the past week, bringing the total province-wide since August to 49.
322 people in Alberta Heath Services north zone have had lab-confirmed cases, and 84 have had to go to the hospital. What communities are hardest hit isn’t released.
AHS has given out nearly 1.15 million doses of the vaccine so far this flu season.