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B.C. reports 2,364 COVID-19 cases as hospitalizations rise past 900

BY Connect News, Jan 22, 2022 1:44 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 2,364 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 308,079 cases in the province.

There are 33,997 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 269,137 people who tested positive have recovered. Of the active cases, 924 COVID-positive individuals are in hospital and 130 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

The new/active cases include:

686 new cases in Fraser Health

Total active cases: 15,768

499 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health

Total active cases: 8,121

655 new cases in Interior Health

Total active cases: 6,490

190 new cases in Northern Health

Total active cases: 1,581

334 new cases in Island Health

Total active cases: 2,024

no new cases of people who reside outside of Canada

Total active cases: 13

In the past 24 hours, nine new deaths have been reported, for an overall total of 2,529.

There have been five new health-care facility outbreaks at Pinegrove Care Centre, Mariposa Gardens (Interior Health), Echo Village, Mount St. Mary Hospital, and Arrowsmith Lodge (Island Health). The outbreak at Chartwell Langley Gardens (Fraser Health) has been declared over, for a total of 62 facilities with ongoing outbreaks.

From Jan. 13-19, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 27.6% of cases. From Jan. 6-19, they accounted for 30.9% of hospitalizations.

Past week cases (Jan. 13-19) - Total 14,267

Not vaccinated: 3,216 (22.5%)

Partially vaccinated: 721 (5.1%)

Fully vaccinated: 10,330 (72.4%)

Past two weeks cases hospitalized (Jan. 6-19) - Total 1,193

Not vaccinated: 315 (26.4%)

Partially vaccinated: 54 (4.5%)

Fully vaccinated: 824 (69.1%)

Past week, cases per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Jan. 13-19)

Not vaccinated: 416.8

Partially vaccinated: 188.6

Fully vaccinated: 223.4

Past two weeks, cases hospitalized per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Jan. 6-19)

Not vaccinated: 78.6

Partially vaccinated: 43.3

Fully vaccinated: 17.7

Since December 2020, the Province has administered 10,334,333 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Pfizer Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines.

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