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B.C. reports 974 new COVID-19 cases and 22 deaths

BY Connect News, Mar 1, 2022 1:28 AM - REPORT AN ERROR

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

Over a three-day period, B.C. is reporting 974 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 348,305 cases in the province:

Feb. 25-26: 398 new cases

Feb. 26-27: 297 new cases

Feb. 27-28: 279 new cases

There are 549 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19 and 85 are in intensive care.

In the past 72 hours, 22 new deaths have been reported, for an overall total of 2,873.

The new deaths include:

Fraser Health: five

Vancouver Coastal Health: two

Interior Health: four

Northern Health: six

Island Health: five

There have been two new health-care facility outbreaks at Sun Pointe Village and Fischer Place (Interior Health). The outbreak at Trinity Care Centre (Interior Health) has been declared over, for a total of 28 facilities with ongoing outbreaks.

From Feb. 18-24, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 20.7% of cases.

From Feb. 11-24, they accounted for 32.9% of hospitalizations.

Past week cases (Feb. 18-24) - Total 3,467

Not vaccinated: 599 (17.3%)

Partially vaccinated: 118 (3.4%)

Fully vaccinated: 2,750 (79.3%)

Past two weeks cases hospitalized (Feb. 11-24) - Total 569

Not vaccinated: 163 (28.7%)

Partially vaccinated: 24 (4.2%)

Fully vaccinated: 382 (67.1%)

Past week, cases per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Feb. 18-24)

Not vaccinated: 139.9

Partially vaccinated: 53.5

Fully vaccinated: 60.2

Past two weeks, cases hospitalized per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Feb. 11-24)

Not vaccinated: 46.4

Partially vaccinated: 20.8

Fully vaccinated: 8.1

Since December 2020, the Province has administered 11,339,815 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Pfizer Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines.

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