B.C's provincial health officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry during a press conference in Victoria. (Photo - B.C. Govt.)
B.C. is reporting 3,798 new cases of COVID-19, including 11 epi-linked cases, for a total of 270,508 cases in the province.
There are 29,967 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 237,195 people who tested positive have recovered. Of the active cases, 317 individuals are in hospital and 83 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.
The new/active cases include:
1,739 new cases in Fraser Health
Total active cases: 13,920
840 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health
Total active cases: 9,100
473 new cases in Interior Health
Total active cases: 2,563
179 new cases in Northern Health
Total active cases: 750
566 new cases in Island Health
Total active cases: 3,631
one new case of a person who resides outside of Canada
Total active cases: three
In the past 24 hours, no new deaths have been reported, for an overall total of 2,427.
From Dec. 28 to Jan. 3, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 16.2% of cases, and from Dec. 21 to Jan. 3, they accounted for 51.4% of hospitalizations.
Past week cases (Dec. 28 to Jan. 3) - Total 22,600
Not vaccinated: 3,127 (13.8%)
Partially vaccinated: 542 (2.4%)
Fully vaccinated: 18,931 (83.8%)
Past two weeks cases hospitalized (Dec. 21 to Jan. 3) - Total 173
Not vaccinated: 84 (48.6%)
Partially vaccinated: 5 (2.8%)
Fully vaccinated: 84 (48.6%)
Past week, cases per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Dec. 28 to Jan. 3)
Not vaccinated: 465.8
Partially vaccinated: 148.1
Fully vaccinated: 412.3
Past two weeks, cases hospitalized per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Dec. 21 to Jan. 3)
Not vaccinated: 19.6
Partially vaccinated: 4.3
Fully vaccinated: 1.8
Since December 2020, the Province has administered 9,502,325 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Pfizer Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines.
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