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Number of COVID-positive people in BC hospitals down 2%

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The number of people in BC hospitals with COVID-19 is continuing to decrease.

There are currently 846 COVID-positive people in hospital, a two percent decrease from yesterday.

136 of those people are in intensive care, two fewer than yesterday.

There were 1,245 new COVID-19 cases reported in the province, 143 of them were in Northern Health, and 335 were in Interior Health.

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17 new deaths have also been reported since yesterday’s update, including three in Interior Health.

93.1% of eligible people 12 and older have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, 90.4% have received a second, 51.5% have received a third.

The new cases include:

  • Fraser Health: 350
  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 227
  • Interior Health: 335
  • Northern Health: 143
  • Island Health: 190
  • People who reside outside of Canada: none

There are 846 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19 and 136 are in intensive care.

In the past 24 hours, 17 new deaths have been reported, for an overall total of 2,747.

The new deaths include:

  • Fraser Health: nine
  • Vancouver Coastal Health: two
  • Interior Health: three
  • Island Health: three

From Feb. 3-9, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 23.7% of cases.
From Jan. 27 to Feb. 9, they accounted for 31.3% of hospitalizations.

Past week cases (Feb. 3-9) – Total 8,243

  • Not vaccinated: 1,579 (19.2%)
  • Partially vaccinated: 375 (4.5%)
  • Fully vaccinated: 6,289 (76.3%)

Past two weeks cases hospitalized (Jan. 27 to Feb. 9) – Total 1,194

  • Not vaccinated: 322 (27.0%)
  • Partially vaccinated: 51 (4.3%)
  • Fully vaccinated: 821 (68.7%)

Past week, cases per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Feb. 3-9)

  • Not vaccinated: 349.0
  • Partially vaccinated: 126.9
  • Fully vaccinated: 147.4

Past two weeks, cases hospitalized per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Jan. 27 to Feb. 9)

  • Not vaccinated: 88.2
  • Partially vaccinated: 42.4
  • Fully vaccinated: 17.5

Since December 2020, the Province has administered 11,068,338 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Pfizer Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines.

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