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B.C. reports 358 new COVID-19 cases

BY Connect News, Dec 1, 2021 2:11 AM - REPORT AN ERROR

B.C.'s provincial health officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry during a press conference in Victoria. (B.C. Govt.)

B.C. is reporting 358 new cases of COVID-19, including three epi-linked case, for a total of 218,426 cases in the province.

There are 2,889 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 213,053 people who tested positive have recovered. Of the active cases, 300 individuals are in hospital and 104 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

In the past 24 hours, no new deaths have been reported, for an overall total of 2,333.

There have been no new health-care facility outbreaks. The outbreak at Abbotsford Regional Hospital (Fraser Health) has been declared over, for a total of five facilities with ongoing outbreaks.

From Nov. 22-28, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 58.2% of cases.

From Nov. 15-28, they accounted for 65.9% of hospitalizations.

Past week cases (Nov. 22-28) – Total 2,342

Not vaccinated: 1,269 (54.2%)

Partially vaccinated: 93 (4.0%)

Fully vaccinated: 980 (41.8%)

Past two weeks cases hospitalized (Nov. 15-28) – Total 223

Not vaccinated: 135 (60.5%)

Partially vaccinated: 12 (5.4%)

Fully vaccinated: 76 (34.1%)

Past week, cases per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Nov. 22-28)

Not vaccinated: 173.2

Partially vaccinated: 41.8

Fully vaccinated: 21.9

Past two weeks, cases hospitalized per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Nov. 15-28)

Not vaccinated: 28.6

Partially vaccinated: 8.3

Fully vaccinated: 1.7

Province has administered 8,688,112 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines.

84.8% (4,225,218) of eligible people five and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 81.7% (4,069,988) have received their second dose.

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