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B.C. reports 6,966 COVID-19 cases and 7 deaths over the weekend; Data shows big jump in hospitalizations

BY Connect News, Jan 11, 2022 1:15 AM - REPORT AN ERROR

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

Over a three-day period, B.C. is reporting 6,966 new cases of COVID-19, including four epi-linked cases, for a total of 283,841 cases in the province:

Jan. 7-8: 2,573 new cases

Jan. 8-9: 2,287 new cases

Jan. 9-10: 2,106 new cases

There are 34,551 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 243,953 people who tested positive have recovered. Of the active cases, 431 individuals are in hospital and 95 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

The new/active cases include:

2,672 new cases in Fraser Health

Total active cases: 15,491

1,067 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health

Total active cases: 9,996

1,393 new cases in Interior Health

Total active cases: 4,102

584 new cases in Northern Health

Total active cases: 1,139

1,249 new cases in Island Health

Total active cases: 3,821

one new case of a person who resides outside of Canada

Total active cases: two

In the past 72 hours, seven new deaths have been reported, for an overall total of 2,446.

There have been seven new health-care facility outbreaks at Morgan Place, Maple Ridge Seniors Village, Dania Home, Amica White Rock (Fraser Health), German Canadian Benevolent Society Home, Crofton Manor (Vancouver Coastal Health) and Sun Pointe Village (Interior Health). The outbreaks at Guildford Seniors Village (Fraser Health) and Victoria General Hospital (Island Health) have been declared over, for a total of 43 facilities with ongoing outbreaks.

From Dec. 31 to Jan. 6, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 17.8% of cases. From Dec. 24 to Jan. 6, they accounted for 38.8% of hospitalizations.

Past week cases (Dec. 31 to Jan. 6) - Total 21,845

Not vaccinated: 3,291 (15.1%)

Partially vaccinated: 598 (2.7%)

Fully vaccinated: 17,956 (82.2%)

Past two weeks cases hospitalized (Dec. 24 to Jan. 6) - Total 404

Not vaccinated: 144 (35.6%)

Partially vaccinated: 13 (3.2%)

Fully vaccinated: 247 (61.1%)

Past week, cases per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Dec. 31 to Jan. 6)

Not vaccinated: 482.7

Partially vaccinated: 201.8

Fully vaccinated: 390.4

Past two weeks, cases hospitalized per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Dec. 24 to Jan. 6)

Not vaccinated: 35.5

Partially vaccinated: 10.2

Fully vaccinated: 5.3

Since December 2020, the Province has administered 9,728,199 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Pfizer Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines.

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