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BC announces 358 new coronavirus cases; 85 in Interior Health

358 new cases, zero deaths

The provincial government has announced 358 new coronavirus cases, including 85 in the Interior Health region.

The news cases bring B.C.’s total since the pandemic began to 218,426, although just 2,889 cases remain active. Of the active cases, 300 individuals are in hospital and 104 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

In the Interior Health region there are now 552 active cases, where 54 people are hospitalized, 31 of whom are in intensive care.

As of Tuesday, 84.8% of eligible people five and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 81.7% have received their second dose. Vaccines for those aged 5-12 started this week, meaning the overall vaccination rate has slid back.

The new/active cases include:

  • 107 new cases in Fraser Health — Total active cases: 1,018
  • 53 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health — Total active cases: 443
  • 85 new cases in Interior Health — Total active cases: 552
  • 56 new cases in Northern Health — Total active cases: 337
  • 57 new cases in Island Health — Total active cases: 539

There were no new COVID-19 related deaths reported on Tuesday.

From Nov. 22-28, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 58.2% of cases. From Nov. 15-28, they accounted for 65.9% of hospitalizations.

Past week cases (Nov. 22-28) - Total 2,342

  • Not vaccinated: 1,269 (54.2%)
  • Partially vaccinated: 93 (4.0%)
  • Fully vaccinated: 980 (41.8%)

Past two weeks cases hospitalized (Nov. 15-28) - Total 223

  • Not vaccinated: 135 (60.5%)
  • Partially vaccinated: 12 (5.4%)
  • Fully vaccinated: 76 (34.1%)

Past week, cases per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Nov. 22-28)

  • Not vaccinated: 173.2
  • Partially vaccinated: 41.8
  • Fully vaccinated: 21.9

Past two weeks, cases hospitalized per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Nov. 15-28)

  • Not vaccinated: 28.6
  • Partially vaccinated: 8.3
  • Fully vaccinated: 1.7


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