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B.C. reports 405 new COVID-19 cases and 6 deaths

BY Connect News, Dec 4, 2021 2:13 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 405 new cases of COVID-19, including five new epi-linked cases, for a total of 219,584 cases in the province.

There are currently 3,071 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 214,047 people who tested positive have recovered. Of the active cases, 276 individuals are currently in hospital and 95 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

In the past 24 hours, six new deaths have been reported, for an overall total of 2,351.

The new deaths include:

Fraser Health: three

Island Health: two

Vancouver Coastal Health: one

There is one new health-care facility outbreak at Ponderosa Lodge (Interior Health). The outbreak at Peace Villa (Northern Health) has been declared over, for a total of five facilities with ongoing outbreaks.

From Nov. 25 to Dec. 1, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 58% of cases and from Nov. 18 to Dec. 1, they accounted for 65.9% of hospitalizations.

Past week cases (Nov. 25 to Dec. 1) – Total 2,411

Not vaccinated: 1,303 (54%)

Partially vaccinated: 96 (4%)

Fully vaccinated: 1,012 (42%)

Past two weeks cases hospitalized (Nov. 18 to Dec. 1) – Total 246

Not vaccinated: 151 (61.4%)

Partially vaccinated: 11 (4.5%)

Fully vaccinated: 84 (34.1%)

Past week, cases per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Nov. 25 to Dec. 1)

Not vaccinated: 176.3

Partially vaccinated: 44.0

Fully vaccinated: 22.6

Past two weeks, cases hospitalized per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Nov. 18 to Dec. 1)

Not vaccinated: 32.6

Partially vaccinated: 7.8

Fully vaccinated: 1.8

Province has administered 8,761,618 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Pfizer Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines.

85.1% (4,240,459) of eligible people five and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 81.8% (4,079,299) have received their second dose.

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