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COVID-19 claims the lives of another 11 people in BC

British Columbia is reporting 768 new cases of COVID-19 in just 24 hours, bringing the total number of active cases in the province to 6,031.

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

  • Fraser Health: 239 new cases (1,846 active)

  • Interior Health: 183 new cases (1,499 active)

  • Northern Health: 161 new cases (933 active)

  • Island Health: 102 new cases (700 active)

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 83 new cases (1,043 active)

  • No new cases for people who reside outside of Canada (10 active)


Of the active cases there are currently 298 people in hospital with 135 of those individuals in intensive care.

In the past 24 hours there have been 11 new COVID-19 deaths, which brings the pandemic death toll to 1,888.

Of the new death; five were reported in Interior Health, four in Vancouver Coastal Health, and two in Fraser Health.

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There have been no new COVID-19 outbreaks in health care facilities in the province. The outbreaks at Menno Home in Fraser Health, Opal by Element in Vancouver Coastal Health, and Sunset Lodge in Island Health have been declared over.

There are now 20 active outbreaks in the province:

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

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

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

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


In the past week (Sept. 9-15) this is how cases broke down from unvaccinated to vaccinated:

  • Not vaccinated: 3288 (68.4%)

  • Partially vaccinated: 358 (7.5%)

  • Fully vaccinated: 1,158 (24.1%)

In the past week (Sept.9-15) this is how cases per 100,000 population after adjusting for age were broken down from unvaccinated to vaccinated:

  • Not vaccinated: 312.9

  • Partially vaccinated: 91.5

  • Fully vaccinated: 29.5

Over the past two weeks (Sept.2-15) this is how cases hospitalized broke down from unvaccinated to vaccinated:

  • Not vaccinated: 310 (80.7%)

  • Partially vaccinated: 21 (5.5%)

  • Fully vaccinated: 53 (13.8%)

Over the past two weeks (Sept. 2-15) this is how cases hospitalized per 100,000 population after adjusting for age were broken down from unvaccinated to vaccinated:

  • Not vaccinated: 43.2

  • Partially vaccinated: 8.4

  • Fully vaccinated: 1.2

After factoring for age, people not vaccinated are 35.1 times more likely to be hospitalized than those fully vaccinated.


The province has now administered 7,675,294 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine since December.

From the eligible people 12 and older in BC, 86.5% (4,008,076) have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 78.9% (3,659,495) have received their second dose.

Of the eligible adults in BC, 87.0% (3,764,087) have received their first dose and 79.8% (3,452,697) have received their second dose.



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