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B.C. reports 2,150 new COVID-19 cases and 15 deaths

BY Connect News, Jan 21, 2022 1:06 AM - REPORT AN ERROR

B.C's provincial health officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry during a press conference in Victoria. (Photo - B.C. Govt.)

B.C. is reporting 2,150 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 305,715 cases in the province.

There are 34,835 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 265,765 people who tested positive have recovered. Of the active cases, 891 COVID-positive individuals are in hospital and 119 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

The new/active cases include:

576 new cases in Fraser Health

Total active cases: 16,516

454 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health

Total active cases: 8,553

563 new cases in Interior Health

Total active cases: 6,067

203 new cases in Northern Health

Total active cases: 1,582

354 new cases in Island Health

Total active cases: 2,104

no new cases of people who reside outside of Canada

Total active cases: 13

In the past 24 hours, 15 new deaths have been reported, for an overall total of 2,520.

There have been eight new health-care facility outbreaks at Queen's Park Care Centre, Lakeshore Care Centre, Baillie House, Bevan Lodge (Fraser Health), Westview Place (Interior Health), Fir Park Village, The Summit and Parkwood Court (Island Health). The outbreaks at Kinsmen Lodge, Chartwell Carlton Gardens, Amica White Rock, Peace Arch Hospital Foundation Lodge, Maple Ridge Seniors Village and Kiwanis Care Centre (Fraser Health) have been declared over, for a total of 58 facilities with ongoing outbreaks.

From Jan. 12-18, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 27.0% of cases.

From Jan. 5-18, they accounted for 31.0% of hospitalizations.

Past week cases (Jan. 12-18) - Total 14,677

Not vaccinated: 3,264 (22.2%)

Partially vaccinated: 703 (4.8%)

Fully vaccinated: 10,710 (73.0%)

Past two weeks cases hospitalized (Jan. 5-18) - Total 1,112

Not vaccinated: 290 (26.1%)

Partially vaccinated: 55 (4.9%)

Fully vaccinated: 767 (69.0%)

Past week, cases per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Jan. 12-18)

Not vaccinated: 420.1

Partially vaccinated: 191.4

Fully vaccinated: 302.3

Past two weeks, cases hospitalized per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Jan. 5-18)

Not vaccinated: 72.1

Partially vaccinated: 44.5

Fully vaccinated: 16.5

Since December 2020, the Province has administered 10,276,540 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Pfizer Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines.

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