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Nearly 90% of eligible BC residents partially vaccinated

B.C. is reporting 743 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 182,541 cases in the province.

87.5% (4,053,738) of eligible people 12+ in B.C. have received their first dose of a vaccine and 80.0% (3,709,554) received their second dose.

In addition, 88.0% (3,805,580) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 80.9% (3,497,809) received their second dose.

There are 5,979 active cases in the province, of the active cases, 319 individuals are in hospital and 149 are in ICU.

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The new/active cases include:

  • 106 new cases in Northern Health
    • Total active cases: 1,023
  • 177 new cases in Interior Health
    • Total active cases: 1,268
  • 292 new cases in Fraser Health
    • Total active cases: 2,029
  • 111 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health
    • Total active cases: 955
  • 57 new cases in Island Health
    • Total active cases: 660
  • no new cases of people who reside outside of Canada
    • Total active cases: 44

In the past 24 hours, seven new deaths have been reported including one in the North and one in the Interior, bringing the provincial death toll to 1,922.

From Sept. 16-22, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 75.0% of cases, and from Sept. 9-22, they accounted for 81.9% of hospitalizations.

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

After factoring for age, people not vaccinated are 25.9 times more likely to be hospitalized than those fully vaccinated.

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