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BC announces 946 coronavirus cases; 211 in Interior Health

946 new cases, 11 deaths

The provincial government has announced 946 new cases, including 211 in Interior Health, over the past three days.

The new cases being B.C.’s total since the pandemic began to 220,530, although just 2,876 cases remain active. Of the active cases, 241 individuals are currently in hospital and 89 are in intensive care.

Within the Interior Health region there are 559 active cases, where 48 people are hospitalized, 29 of whom are in intensive care.

The cases were confirmed over the weekend as follows:

  • Dec. 3-4: 351 new cases
  • Dec. 4-5: 311 new cases
  • Dec. 5-6: 284 new cases

In the past three days, 11 new deaths have been reported, for an overall total of 2,362. Two deaths occurred in Interior Health.

As of Monday, 85.5% of eligible people five and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 82.0% have received their second dose.

The new and active cases include:

  • 285 new cases in Fraser Health — Total active cases: 927
  • 138 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health — Total active cases: 424
  • 211 new cases in Interior Health — Total active cases: 559
  • 115 new cases in Northern Health — Total active cases: 342
  • 197 new cases in Island Health — Total active cases: 624

From Nov. 26 to Dec. 2, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 58.3% of cases and from Nov. 19 to Dec. 2, they accounted for 66.1% of hospitalizations.

Past week cases (Nov. 26 to Dec. 2) - Total 2,473

  • Not vaccinated: 1,337 (54.1%)
  • Partially vaccinated: 104 (4.2%)
  • Fully vaccinated: 1,032 (41.7%)

Past two weeks cases hospitalized (Nov. 19 to Dec. 2) - Total 239

  • Not vaccinated: 147 (61.5%)
  • Partially vaccinated: 11 (4.6%)
  • Fully vaccinated: 81 (33.9%)

Past week, cases per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Nov. 26 to Dec. 2)

  • Not vaccinated: 176.8
  • Partially vaccinated: 47.4
  • Fully vaccinated: 23.0

Past two weeks, cases hospitalized per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Nov. 19 to Dec. 2)

  • Not vaccinated: 31.7
  • Partially vaccinated: 7.9
  • Fully vaccinated: 1.8


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