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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