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B.C. reports 375 new COVID-19 cases and 7 deaths

BY Connect News, Dec 2, 2021 2:30 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 375 new cases of COVID-19, including no epi-linked cases, for a total of 218,801 cases in the province.

There are 2,936 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 213,394 people who tested positive have recovered. Of the active cases, 301 individuals are in hospital and 98 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

In the past 24 hours, seven new deaths have been reported, for an overall total of 2,340.

The new deaths include:

Fraser Health: three

Island Health: three

Vancouver Coastal Health: one

From Nov. 23-29, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 58.2% of cases.

From Nov. 16-29, they accounted for 68.1% of hospitalizations.

Past week cases (Nov. 23-29) – Total 2,414

Not vaccinated: 1,310 (54.3%)

Partially vaccinated: 95 (3.9%)

Fully vaccinated: 1,009 (41.8%)

Past two weeks cases hospitalized (Nov. 16-29) – Total 267

Not vaccinated: 171 (64.0%)

Partially vaccinated: 11 (4.1%)

Fully vaccinated: 85 (31.8%)

Past week, cases per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Nov. 23-29)

Not vaccinated: 180.6

Partially vaccinated: 43.6

Fully vaccinated: 22.6

Past two weeks, cases hospitalized per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Nov. 16-29)

Not vaccinated: 36.4

Partially vaccinated: 7.4

Fully vaccinated: 1.9

Province has administered 8,709,802 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Pfizer Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines.

84.8% (4,228,684) of eligible people five and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 81.7% (4,072,923) have received their second dose.

In addition, 91.2% (4,225,895) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, 87.9% (4,072,902) received their second dose, and 9% (434,790) have received a third dose.

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