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BC announces 970 new coronavirus, 189 in Interior Health

970 new cases, 11 deaths

The provincial government has announced 970 new coronavirus cases, including 189 in Interior Health, over the past three days.

The new cases bring B.C.’s total since the pandemic began to 218,068, although just 2,882 remain active. Of the active cases, 303 individuals are currently in hospital and 115 are in intensive care.

In the Interior Health region there are now 534 active cases where 46 people are hospitalized, 30 of whom are in intensive care.

The new cases were confirmed over the weekend as follows:

  • Nov. 26-27: 389 new cases
  • Nov. 27-28: 309 new cases
  • Nov. 28-29: 272 new cases

In the past 72 hours, 11 new deaths have been reported, for a total of 2,333. Four of those deaths occurred in Interior Health.

As of Monday, 91.1% of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 87.8% received their second dose.

The new/active cases include:

  • 306 new cases in Fraser Health — Total active cases: 1,015
  • 103 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health — Total active cases: 396
  • 189 new cases in Interior Health — Total active cases: 534
  • 134 new cases in Northern Health — Total active cases: 398
  • 238 new cases in Island Health — Total active cases: 539

From Nov. 19-25, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 59% of cases. From Nov. 12-25 they accounted for 67.2% of hospitalizations.

Past week cases (Nov. 19-25) - Total 2,464

  • Not vaccinated: 1,367 (55.5%)
  • Partially vaccinated: 87 (3.5%)
  • Fully vaccinated: 1,010 (41.0%)

Past two weeks cases hospitalized (Nov. 12-25) - Total 284

  • Not vaccinated: 175 (61.6%)
  • Partially vaccinated: 16 (5.6%)
  • Fully vaccinated: 93 (32.7%)

Past week, cases per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Nov. 19-25)

  • Not vaccinated: 182
  • Partially vaccinated: 40.3
  • Fully vaccinated: 22.6

Past two weeks, cases hospitalized per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Nov. 12-25)

  • Not vaccinated: 37
  • Partially vaccinated: 10.3
  • Fully vaccinated: 2


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