B.C.'s provincial health officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry during a press conference in Victoria. (Photo - B.C. Govt.)
Over a four-day period, B.C. is reporting 2,090 new cases of COVID-19, including four epi-linked cases, for a total of 194,581 cases in the province.
Oct. 8-9: 603 new cases
Oct. 9-10: 634 new cases
Oct. 10-11: 468 new cases
Oct. 11-12: 385 new cases
There are 5,183 active cases of COVID-19 in the province and 186,955 people who tested positive have recovered. Of the active cases, 357 individuals are in hospital and 153 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.
In the past 96 hours, 28 new deaths have been reported, for an overall total of 2,029.
The new deaths include:
Fraser Health: five
Vancouver Coastal Health: three
Interior Health: eight
Northern Health: seven
Island Health: five
There have been two new health-care facility outbreaks at West Shore Laylum and Evergreen Manor (Fraser Health), for a total of 19 active outbreaks.
From Oct. 4-10, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 68.1% of cases and from Sept. 27-Oct. 10, they accounted for 73.7% of hospitalizations.
Past week cases (Oct. 4-10) – Total 4,341
Not vaccinated: 2,649 (61.0%)
Partially vaccinated: 310 (7.1%)
Fully vaccinated: 1,382 (31.8%)
Past two weeks cases hospitalized (Sept. 27-Oct. 10) – Total 383
Not vaccinated: 253 (66.1%)
Partially vaccinated: 29 (7.6%)
Fully vaccinated: 101 (26.4%)
Past week, cases per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Oct. 4-10)
Not vaccinated: 281.3
Partially vaccinated: 84.4
Fully vaccinated: 33.1
Past two weeks, cases hospitalized per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Sept. 27-Oct. 10)
Not vaccinated: 40.3
Partially vaccinated: 12.3
Fully vaccinated: 2.3
Province has administered 7,978,015 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines.
88.8% (4,117,400) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 82.6% (3,830,063) received their second dose.
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