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BC has administered over 7M doses of the COVID-19 vaccine

British Columbia is reporting 743 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, this brings the active case count in the province to 5,976.

From the new/ active cases this is where they come from in each region:

  • Fraser Health: 292 new cases (2,029 active)

  • Interior Health: 177 new cases (1,268 active)

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 111 new cases (955 active)

  • Northern Health: 106 new cases (1,023 active)

  • Island Health: 57 new cases (660 active)

  • No new cases of people who reside outside of Canada (44 active)

Of the active cases there are currently 319 people in hospital with 149 of those individuals in intensive care.

In the past 24 hours there have been seven new COVID-19 deaths, this brings the provincial pandemic death toll to 1,922.

Of those deaths; four were reported in Fraser Health, one in Interior Health, one in Northern Health, and one in Island Health.

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There have been no new healthcare facility outbreaks in the province, and the outbreak at Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital in Interior Health has been declared over.

There are currently 21 active outbreaks remaining:

  • Interior Health: Village at Mill Creek – second floor, Cottonwoods Care Centre, Spring Valley Care Centre, Kamloops Seniors Village, Hillside Village, The Hamlets at Westsyde, Joseph Creek Care Village, Overlander, David Lloyd Jones, Sun Pointe Village and Hardy View Lodge

  • Fraser Health: Northcrest Care Centre, Westminster House, Menno Terrace East, Chilliwack General Hospital, Sunset Manor

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: Arbutus Care Centre, Louis Brier Home and Hospital

  • Northern Health: Jubilee Lodge and Fort St. John Hospital

  • Island Health: Victoria Chinatown Care Centre

In the past week (Sept. 16-22) this is how cases broke down from unvaccinated to vaccinated:

  • Not vaccinated: 3,057 (67.3%)

  • Partially vaccinated: 351 (7.7%)

  • Fully vaccinated: 1,135 (25.0%)

In the past week (Sept. 16-22) this is how cases per 100,000 population after adjusting for age were broken down from unvaccinated to vaccinated:

  • Not vaccinated: 292.8

  • Partially vaccinated: 90.8

  • Fully vaccinated: 28.3

Over the past two weeks (Sept.9-22) this is how cases hospitalized were broken down from unvaccinated to vaccinated:

  • Not vaccinated: 322 (73.9%)

  • Partially vaccinated: 35 (8.0%)

  • Fully vaccinated: 79 (18.1%)

Over the past two weeks (Sept. 9-22) this is how cases hospitalized per 100,000 population after adjusting for age were broken down from unvaccianted to vaccinated:

  • Not vaccinated: 46.6

  • Partially vaccinated: 14.1

  • Fully vaccinated: 1.8

After adjusting for age, people not fully vaccinated are 25.9 times more likely to be hospitalized than those fully vaccinated.

Since December, the province has administered 7,771,314 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Of the eligible people 12 and older in BC, 87.5% (4,053,738) have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 80.0% (3,709,554) have received their second dose.

From the eligible adults in BC, 88.0% (3,805,580) have received their first dose and 80.9% (3,497,809) received their second dose.

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