B.C's provincial health officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry during a press conference in Victoria. (Photo - B.C. Govt.)
B.C. is reporting 2,275 new cases of COVID-19, including five epi-linked cases, for a total of 293,521 cases in the province.
There are 35,943 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 251,846 people who tested positive have recovered. Of the active cases, 646 COVID-positive individuals are in hospital and 95 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.
The new/active cases include:
813 new cases in Fraser Health
Total active cases: 17,256
523 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health
Total active cases: 9,397
412 new cases in Interior Health
Total active cases: 4,916
227 new cases in Northern Health
Total active cases: 1,346
297 new cases in Island Health
Total active cases: 3,016
three new cases of people who reside outside of Canada
Total active cases: 12
In the past 24 hours, six new deaths have been reported, for an overall total of 2,468.
There has been one new health-care facility outbreak at Royal Jubilee Hospital (Island Health). The outbreaks at Czorny Alzheimer Centre, Fort Langley Seniors Community, The Residence in Mission, Dania Home, White Rock Seniors Village (Fraser Health), Fraserview Retirement Community, Lakeview Care Centre and Crofton Manor (Vancouver Coastal Health) have been declared over, for a total of 46 facilities with ongoing outbreaks.
From Jan. 6-12, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 21.5% of cases.
From Dec. 30 to Jan. 12, they accounted for 34.2% of hospitalizations.
Past week cases (Jan. 6-12) - Total 17,304
Not vaccinated: 3,105 (17.9%)
Partially vaccinated: 630 (3.6%)
Fully vaccinated: 13,569 (78.5%)
Past two weeks cases hospitalized (Dec. 30 to Jan. 12) - Total 750
Not vaccinated: 221 (29.5%)
Partially vaccinated: 35 (4.7%)
Fully vaccinated: 494 (65.8%)
Past week, cases per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Jan. 6-12)
Not vaccinated: 453.5
Partially vaccinated: 197.7
Fully vaccinated: 396.9
Past two weeks, cases hospitalized per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Dec. 30 to Jan. 12)
Not vaccinated: 53.8
Partially vaccinated: 26.9
Fully vaccinated: 10.6
Since December 2020, the Province has administered 9,962,096 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Pfizer Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines.
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