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B.C. reports 368 new COVID-19 cases and 5 deaths

BY Connect News, Dec 3, 2021 2:29 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 368 new cases of COVID-19, including one new epi-linked case, for a total of 219,180 cases in the province.

There are currently 3,020 active cases of COVID-19 in the province and 213,694 people who tested positive have recovered. Of the active cases, 284 individuals are in hospital and 97 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

In the past 24 hours, five new deaths have been reported, for an overall total of 2,345.

The new deaths include:

Fraser Health: three

Northern Health: two

From Nov. 24-30, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 57.9% of cases.

From Nov. 17-30, they accounted for 68.1% of hospitalizations.

Past week cases (Nov. 24-30) – Total 2,468

Not vaccinated: 1,332 (54%)

Partially vaccinated: 96 (3.9%)

Fully vaccinated: 1,040 (42.1%)

Past two weeks cases hospitalized (Nov. 17-30) – Total 248

Not vaccinated: 160 (64.5%)

Partially vaccinated: 9 (3.6%)

Fully vaccinated: 79 (31.9%)

Past week, cases per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Nov. 24-30)

Not vaccinated: 181.4

Partially vaccinated: 45.2

Fully vaccinated: 23.2

Past two weeks, cases hospitalized per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Nov. 17- 30)

Not vaccinated: 34.4

Partially vaccinated: 6.0

Fully vaccinated: 1.7

Province has administered 8,736,385 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Pfizer Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines.

85% (4,234,504) of eligible people five and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 81.8% (4,076,233) have received their second dose.

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