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B.C. reports 3,287 new COVID-19 cases and 32 deaths

BY Connect News, Feb 8, 2022 1:24 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 3,287 new cases of COVID-19, including three new epi-linked cases, for a total of 333,925 cases in the province:

Feb. 4-5: 1,326 new cases

Feb. 5-6: 1,118 new cases

Feb. 6-7: 843 new cases

There are 23,739 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 306,419 people who tested positive have recovered. Of the active cases, 987 COVID-positive individuals are in hospital and 141 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

The new/active cases include:

864 new cases in Fraser Health

Total active cases: 9,596

440 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health

Total active cases: 4,183

999 new cases in Interior Health

Total active cases: 7,530

499 new cases in Northern Health

Total active cases: 1,235

478 new cases in Island Health

Total active cases: 1,174

seven new cases of people who reside outside of Canada

Total active cases: 21

In the past 72 hours, 32 new deaths have been reported, for an overall total of 2,707.

There have been 11 new health-care facility outbreaks at Good Samaritan Delta View Care Centre (Fraser Health), Pondarosa, Castleview Care Centre, Overlander Residential Care, Spring Valley Care Centre, Village by the Station (Interior Health), Sunridge Place, Island View Place, Nanaimo Seniors Village, Sluggett House and Glacier View Lodge (Island Health). The outbreaks at Laurel Place (Fraser Health), Kelowna General Hospital, Mariposa Gardens, Heritage Square, Lakeview Lodge, Crestview Village, Summerland Senior’s Village (Interior Health), Eagle Ridge Manor, Fir Park Village, The Summit, Saanich Peninsula Hospital - Long Term Care and Glenwarren Lodge (Island Health) have been declared over, for a total of 57 facilities with ongoing outbreaks.

From Jan. 28 to Feb. 3, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 24.8% of cases. From Jan. 21 to Feb. 3, they accounted for 31.9% of hospitalizations.

Past week cases (Jan. 28 to Feb. 3) - Total 9,895

Not vaccinated: 1,975 (20.0%)

Partially vaccinated: 473 (4.8%)

Fully vaccinated: 7,447 (75.2%)

Past two weeks cases hospitalized (Jan. 21 to Feb. 3) - Total 1,291

Not vaccinated: 346 (26.8%)

Partially vaccinated: 66 (5.1%)

Fully vaccinated: 879 (68.1%)

Past week, cases per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Jan. 28 to Feb. 3)

Not vaccinated: 409.4

Partially vaccinated: 159.5

Fully vaccinated: 207.5

Past two weeks, cases hospitalized per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Jan. 21 to Feb. 3)

Not vaccinated: 92.5

Partially vaccinated: 53.0

Fully vaccinated: 18.8

Since December 2020, the Province has administered 10,968,111 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Pfizer Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines.

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