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B.C. reports 3,798 new COVID-19 cases and active cases continue to rise

BY Connect News, Jan 6, 2022 2:06 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 3,798 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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