The number of people who have gotten their flu shot in Alberta is closing in on one million.
Alberta Health Services (AHS) has released its weekly statistics on vaccinations, which show nearly 818,000 people have received the shot in the last couple months.
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That includes nearly 318,000 in the Calgary region.
Across the province, AHS says 279 lab-confirmed cases of influenza have been reported since August.
95 people, including 60 in Calgary, have been admitted to hospital because of the flu.