B.C.'s provincial health officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry during a press conference in Victoria. (B.C. Govt.)
Over a three-day period, B.C. is reporting 946 new cases of COVID-19, including 15 new epi-linked cases, for a total of 220,530 cases in the province:
Dec. 3-4: 351 new cases
Dec. 4-5: 311 new cases
Dec. 5-6: 284 new cases
There are currently 2,876 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 215,190 people who tested positive have recovered. Of the active cases, 241 individuals are currently in hospital and 89 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.
In the past 72 hours, 11 new deaths have been reported, for an overall total of 2,362.
The new deaths include:
Fraser Health: five
Interior Health: two
Northern Health: four
From Nov. 26 to Dec. 2, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 58.3% of cases and from Nov. 19 to Dec. 2, they accounted for 66.1% of hospitalizations.
Past week cases (Nov. 26 to Dec. 2) – Total 2,473
Not vaccinated: 1,337 (54.1%)
Partially vaccinated: 104 (4.2%)
Fully vaccinated: 1,032 (41.7%)
Past two weeks cases hospitalized (Nov. 19 to Dec. 2) – Total 239
Not vaccinated: 147 (61.5%)
Partially vaccinated: 11 (4.6%)
Fully vaccinated: 81 (33.9%)
Past week, cases per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Nov. 26 to Dec. 2)
Not vaccinated: 176.8
Partially vaccinated: 47.4
Fully vaccinated: 23.0
Past two weeks, cases hospitalized per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Nov. 19 to Dec. 2)
Not vaccinated: 31.7
Partially vaccinated: 7.9
Fully vaccinated: 1.8
Province has administered 8,811,162 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Pfizer Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines.
85.5% (4,261,317) of eligible people five and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 82.0% (4,085,935) have received their second dose.
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