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B.C. had 341 new COVID-19 cases, six deaths, in past 24 hours

341 new cases, six deaths

Another 341 British Columbians tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, including 77 in the Interior.

The new cases bring B.C.’s total since the pandemic began to 217,099 cases, and 3,035 remain active. Active cases decreased by 26 since Thursday.

Of these, 291 people are hospitalized with the disease, a decrease of four, and 115 people are being treated in the ICU.

There are currently 593 active cases within Interior Health. Forty-six Interior residents are hospitalized with the virus, including 30 who are in critical care.

There were six new COVID deaths reported throughout B.C. in the past 24 hours – three in Fraser Health, two in Vancouver Coastal Health and one in Northern Health. To date, 2,322 British Columbians have died after contracting COVID-19.

In the past 24 hours, 20,835 doses of the vaccine were administered in B.C. As of Wednesday, 91% of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 87.6% have received their second dose.

The new/active cases include:

  • 100 new cases in Fraser Health – Total active cases: 1,071
  • 65 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health — Total active cases: 536
  • 77 new cases in Interior Health — Total active cases: 593
  • 31 new cases in Northern Health — Total active cases: 381
  • 68 new cases in Island Health — Total active cases: 448

From Nov. 18-24, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 59.2% of cases and from Nov. 11-24, they accounted for 68.4% of hospitalizations.

Past week cases (Nov. 18-24) – Total 2,612

  • Not vaccinated: 1,461 (55.9%)
  • Partially vaccinated: 87 (3.3%)
  • Fully vaccinated: 1,064 (40.7%)

Past two weeks cases hospitalized (Nov. 11-24) – Total 294

  • Not vaccinated: 182 (61.9%)
  • Partially vaccinated: 19 (6.5%)
  • Fully vaccinated: 93 (31.6%)

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

  • Not vaccinated: 195.9
  • Partially vaccinated: 39.0
  • Fully vaccinated: 23.9

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

  • Not vaccinated: 38.3
  • Partially vaccinated: 11.9
  • Fully vaccinated: 2.0


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