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B.C. had 1,692 new COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths, in past 72 hours

1,692 new cases, 11 deaths

Another 1,692 new COVID-19 cases were identified in British Columbia over the past three days, including 371 in the Interior.

The new cases bring B.C.’s total cases since the pandemic began to 179,646, but there are now 5,608 active cases. Active cases have dropped by 423 since Friday.

Of the active cases, 307 individuals are in hospital – a jump by nine since Friday – and 156 are in intensive care – an increase of 21.

In the Interior Health region there are 1,183 active cases, a decrease of 318 since Friday.

In the past 72 hours, 11 new deaths have been reported, for an overall total of 1,899. The deaths occurred in the Fraser, Vancouver Coastal and Northern Health regions.

A new outbreak was declared at Overlander Residential Care in Kamloops. There are now 21 active outbreaks in care homes, assisted living facilities and hospitals in the province.

Since Friday, 36,012 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered.

As of Monday, 86.8 per cent of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 79.4 per cent received their second dose.

The new cases were confirmed over the weekend as follows:

  • Sept. 17-18: 644 new cases
  • Sept. 18-19: 613 new cases
  • Sept. 19-20: 435 new cases

The new/active cases include:

  • 533 new cases in Fraser Health — Total active cases: 1,732
  • 239 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health — Total active cases: 988
  • 371 new cases in Interior Health — Total active cases: 1,183
  • 345 new cases in Northern Health — Total active cases: 1,037
  • 204 new cases in Island Health — Total active cases: 661

From Sept. 10-16, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 76.3% of cases and from Sept. 3-16, they accounted for 85.0% of hospitalizations.

Past week cases (Sept. 10-16) - Total 4,749

  • Not vaccinated: 3,268 (68.8%)
  • Partially vaccinated: 355 (7.5%)
  • Fully vaccinated: 1,126 (23.7%)

Past two weeks cases hospitalized (Sept. 3-16) - Total 401

  • Not vaccinated: 319 (79.6%)
  • Partially vaccinated: 22 (5.5%)
  • Fully vaccinated: 60 (15.0%)

Past week, cases per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Sept. 10-16)

  • Not vaccinated: 313.7
  • Partially vaccinated: 91.6
  • Fully vaccinated: 28.6

Past two weeks, cases hospitalized per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Sept. 3-16)

  • Not vaccinated: 44.9
  • Partially vaccinated: 8.7
  • Fully vaccinated: 1.4

After factoring for age, people not vaccinated are 32.2 times more likely to be hospitalized than those fully vaccinated.



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