Regional Covid-19 Resources and On Reserve Stats by Region Below:
Black = New Cases, Green = Recovered, Red = Deaths, Blue – Hospitalized, Purple – ISC reported total –  Updated Daily

BC
87 228 84 3,732 4,053
AB
190 578 97 10,115 11,086
SK
225 302 83 9,831 10,446
MB
6 544 100 9,285 9,417
ON
19 137 39 3,032 3,165
QC
4 17 7 900 936
Atlantic
3 1 1 29 44
North60
34 92 14 1,845 2,126
 

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With COVID-19 on the rise in Alberta, what constitutes a fourth wave in a nation filled with vaccines? – CTV

July 28, 2021

TORONTO — The R-value has climbed to peak COVID-19 levels in Alberta, even as daily case numbers remain fairly low, prompting the question: What constitutes a fourth wave of the pandemic in a country that has enough vaccines to inoculate everyone?

The R-value of COVID-19, or the “effective reproduction number,” is a way of measuring an infectious disease’s capacity to spread. It represents the number of people who will become infected by one infected person.

Alberta’s value was logged around 1.48 over the weekend according to provincial data, whereas at the peak of the third wave of the pandemic in the province when daily cases were around 1,500, the R-value fluctuated around 1.15.

Read more: https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/with-covid-19-on-the-rise-in-alberta-what-constitutes-a-fourth-wave-in-a-nation-filled-with-vaccines-1.5527181

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