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B.C. had 743 new COVID-19 cases, seven deaths, in past 24 hours

743 new cases, seven deaths

Another 743 British Columbians tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, including 177 in the Interior.

The new cases bring B.C.’s total cases since the pandemic began to 182,541, but there are now 5,979 active cases. Active cases rose by 282 since Thursday.

Of the active cases, 319 individuals are in hospital – a decrease of 11 since Thursday – and 149 are in intensive care.

In the Interior Health region there are 1,268 active cases, an increase of 87.

In the past 24 hours, seven new deaths have been reported, for an overall total of 1,922. One of the new deaths were from the Interior.

No new outbreaks were declared Thursday. There remains 21 active outbreaks in care homes, assisted living facilities and hospitals across the province.

Since Thursday, 14,680 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered.

As of Friday, 87.5 per cent of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 80 per cent received their second dose.

The new/active cases include:

  • 292 new cases in Fraser Health — Total active cases: 2,029
  • 111 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health — Total active cases: 955
  • 177 new cases in Interior Health — Total active cases: 1,268
  • 106 new cases in Northern Health — Total active cases: 1,023
  • 57 new cases in Island Health — Total active cases: 660

Past week cases (Sept. 16-22) - Total 4,543

  • Not vaccinated: 3,057 (67.3%)
  • Partially vaccinated: 351 (7.7%)
  • Fully vaccinated: 1,135 (25.0%)

Past two weeks cases hospitalized (Sept. 9-22) - Total 436

  • Not vaccinated: 322 (73.9%)
  • Partially vaccinated: 35 (8.0%)
  • Fully vaccinated: 79 (18.1%)

Past week, cases per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Sept. 16-22)

  • Not vaccinated: 292.8
  • Partially vaccinated: 90.8
  • Fully vaccinated: 28.3

Past two weeks, cases hospitalized per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Sept. 9-22)

  • Not vaccinated: 46.6
  • Partially vaccinated: 14.1
  • Fully vaccinated: 1.8


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