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Alberta reaches 75% of eligible population partially vaccinated

Last Updated Jul 22, 2021 at 7:47 pm MDT

Summary

Nearly 3,200 first-doses of COVID-19 vaccine were administered over the last day.

More than 5.12 million doses have been administered in Alberta to date.

Alberta identifies 106 new cases of COVID-19, the highest daily case count since June 19.

CALGARY — Seventy-five per cent of Albertans 12 and older have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

The province hitting that milestone on Thursday after 3,195 first-doses were administered over the last day.

As of Thursday afternoon, 61.3 per cent of the eligible population are now fully vaccinated.

To date, nearly 5.13 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Alberta.

On Thursday, Alberta identified 106 new cases of COVID-19 on more than 6,600 tests.

The 106 cases are the highest daily total in Alberta since June 19.

Hospitalizations saw a slight decrease, with 93 people now in hospital, and 26 in the ICU.

Two additional deaths were reported on Thursday afternoon.

There are now 676 active cases of COVID-19 in Alberta.