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B.C. reports 2,554 new COVID-19 cases and 7 deaths as hospitalizations continue to rise

BY Connect News, Jan 14, 2022 1:26 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 2,554 new cases of COVID-19, including six epi-linked cases, for a total of 291,246 cases in the province.

There are 36,049 active cases of COVID-19 in the province and 249,458 people who tested positive have recovered. Of the active cases, 534 individuals are in hospital and 102 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

The new/active cases include:

885 new cases in Fraser Health

Total active cases: 16,972

485 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health

Total active cases: 9,762

462 new cases in Interior Health

Total active cases: 4,882

304 new cases in Northern Health

Total active cases: 1,231

412 new cases in Island Health

Total active cases: 3,193

six new cases of people who reside outside of Canada

Total active cases: nine

In the past 24 hours, seven new deaths have been reported, for an overall total of 2,462.

There have been five new health-care facility outbreaks at Lakeview Lodge, Hamlets in Vernon, Brocklehurst Gemstone (Interior Health), Dufferin Place and Beacon Hill Villa (Island Health). The outbreak at Aberdeen Hospital (Island Health) has been declared over, for a total of 53 facilities with ongoing outbreaks.

From Jan. 5-11, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 21.0% of cases. From Dec. 29 to Jan. 11, they accounted for 34.5% of hospitalizations.

Past week cases (Jan. 5-11) - Total 18,062

Not vaccinated: 3,160 (17.5%)

Partially vaccinated: 637 (3.5%)

Fully vaccinated: 14,265 (79.0%)

Past two weeks cases hospitalized (Dec. 29 to Jan. 11) - Total 677

Not vaccinated: 206 (30.4%)

Partially vaccinated: 28 (4.1%)

Fully vaccinated: 443 (65.4%)

Past week, cases per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Jan. 5-11)

Not vaccinated: 470.1

Partially vaccinated: 198.4

Fully vaccinated: 309.3

Past two weeks, cases hospitalized per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Dec. 29 to Jan. 11)

Not vaccinated: 49.7

Partially vaccinated: 22.8

Fully vaccinated: 9.5

Since December 2020, the Province has administered 9,897,611 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Pfizer Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines.

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