Northern Health has hit another grim milestone in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Over the last four days, four new COVID-19 related deaths have been reported in the region, bringing the total to 303.
Interior Health reported seven new deaths during that time, for a total of 348.
For the rest of the province, 44 new deaths have been reported since Friday, bringing the death toll to 2,830.
688 COVID-positive people are in hospital, 108 are in intensive care. The last time that number was below 700 was January 14th.
93.2% of eligible people 12 and older have now received a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, 90.6% have received a second, and 54.9% have received a booster dose.
Over a four-day period, B.C. is reporting 2,103 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 345,734 cases in the province:
- Feb. 18-19: 631 new cases
- Feb. 19-20: 571 new cases
- Feb. 20-21: 424 new cases
- Feb. 21-22: 477 new cases
Note: The numbers of new and total cases are provisional due to a delayed data refresh.
The new cases include:
- Fraser Health: 615
- Vancouver Coastal Health: 326
- Interior Health: 610
- Northern Health: 215
- Island Health: 337
- People who reside outside of Canada: zero
In the past 96 hours, 44 new deaths have been reported, for an overall total of 2,830.
The new deaths include:
- Fraser Health: 11
- Vancouver Coastal Health: 17
- Interior Health: seven
- Northern Health: four
- Island Health: five
From Feb. 11-17, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 21.4% of cases.
From Feb. 4-17, they accounted for 32.0% of hospitalizations.
Past week cases (Feb. 11-17) – Total 4,945
- Not vaccinated: 891 (18.0%)
- Partially vaccinated: 169 (3.4%)
- Fully vaccinated: 3,885 (78.6%)
Past two weeks cases hospitalized (Feb. 4-17) – Total 802
- Not vaccinated: 225 (28.0%)
- Partially vaccinated: 32 (4.0%)
- Fully vaccinated: 545 (68.0%)
Past week, cases per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Feb. 11-17)
- Not vaccinated: 220.0
- Partially vaccinated: 77.9
- Fully vaccinated: 85.3
Past two weeks, cases hospitalized per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Feb. 4-17)
- Not vaccinated: 61.8
- Partially vaccinated: 28.3
- Fully vaccinated: 11.6
Since December 2020, the Province has administered 11,281,350 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Pfizer Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines.