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  • Source: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2021HLTH0054-001704

    As of Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, 84.2% (3,904,121) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 76.4% (3,541,731) received their second dose.

    In addition, 84.9% (3,672,685) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 77.5% (3,350,149) received their second dose.

    Over a three-day period, B.C. is reporting 1,853 new cases of COVID-19, including four epi-linked cases, for a total of 165,413 cases in the province:
    • Aug. 27-28: 769 new cases
    • Aug. 28-29: 581 new cases
    • Aug. 29-30: 503 new cases

    There are 5,918 active cases of COVID-19 in the province and 157,419 people who tested positive have recovered. Of the active cases, 176 individuals are in hospital and 91 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

    The new/active cases include:
    • 531 new cases in Fraser Health
      • Total active cases: 1,371
    • 295 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health
      • Total active cases: 1,076
    • 707 new cases in Interior Health
      • Total active cases: 2,424
    • 142 new cases in Northern Health
      • Total active cases: 453
    • 178 new cases in Island Health
      • Total active cases: 587
    • no new cases of people who reside outside of Canada
      • Total active cases: seven

    In the past 72 hours, seven new deaths have been reported, for an overall total of 1,814.

    The new deaths include:
    • Fraser Health: one
    • Interior Health: three
    • Northern Health: one
    • Island Health: two

    There have been four new health-care facility outbreaks at Chilliwack General Hospital (Fraser Health), Fort St. John Hospital (Northern Health), Rose Woods Village (Interior Health) and Sunset Lodge (Island Health). There are 18 active outbreaks, including:
    • long-term care: Heritage Village (Fraser Health), Brock Fahrni (Vancouver Coastal Health), Village at Mill Creek – second floor, Nelson Jubilee Manor, Kootenay Street Village, Cottonwoods Care Centre, Brookhaven Care Centre, Spring Valley Care Centre (Interior Health) and Sunset Lodge (Island Health)
    • acute care: Peace Arch Hospital, Chilliwack General Hospital (Fraser Health) and Fort St. John Hospital (Northern Health)
    • assisted or independent living: Nicola Meadows, Hawthorn Park, David Lloyd Jones, Sun Pointe Village, Hardy View Lodge and Rose Woods Village (Interior Health)

    From Aug. 13-26, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 81.7% of cases and 85.8% of hospitalizations.

    Past week cases (Aug. 20-26) – Total 4,565
    • Not vaccinated: 3,255 (71.3%)
    • Partially vaccinated: 477 (10.4%)
    • Fully vaccinated: 833 (18.2%)

    Past two weeks cases hospitalized (Aug. 13-26) – Total 217
    • Not vaccinated: 172 (79.3%)
    • Partially vaccinated: 14 (6.5%)
    • Fully vaccinated: 31 (14.3%)

    Past week, cases per 100,000 population (Aug. 20-26)
    • Not vaccinated: 208.3
    • Partially vaccinated: 111.1
    • Fully vaccinated: 26.2

    Since December 2020, the Province has administered 7,453,107 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines...

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    • Source: https://bc.ctvnews.ca/covid-19-updat...?autoPlay=true

      COVID-19 update: B.C. adds 655 new cases, 2 related deaths
      CTVNewsVancouver.ca
      Published Tuesday, August 31, 2021 8:39AM PDT Last Updated Tuesday, August 31, 2021 2:55PM PDT

      VANCOUVER -- British Columbia has recorded another 655 cases of COVID-19 and two related deaths, health officials announced Tuesday.

      The update, provided in a written statement from the Ministry of Health, caused the province's seven-day average for new infections to inch up to 685, up from 683 on Monday...

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      • Source: https://dailyhive.com/vancouver/covi...ptember-1-2021

        BC health officials announce nearly 800 new COVID-19 cases
        Amir Ali
        Sep 1 2021, 4:18 pm

        BC health officials announced 785 new test-positive COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the province to 166,853.
        In a written statement, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix said that there are 5,873 active cases of COVID-19 in the province. Of the active cases, 199 individuals are currently hospitalized, 112 of whom are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation...


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        • Source: https://globalnews.ca/news/8162955/b...tember-2-2021/

          COVID-19: B.C. reports six new deaths, 801 new cases
          By Simon Little Global News
          Posted September 2, 2021 6:10 pm
          Updated September 2, 2021 6:36 pm

          COVID-19 cases continued to mount in British Columbia Thursday, as health officials announced 801 new cases and six additional deaths.

          It lifted the seven-day average for new cases to 708, the highest it has been since early May...

          ...There were 5,931 active cases across the province.

          Read more: ‘It’s despicable’: Reaction pours in after protesters target B.C. hospitals over ‘health freedom’

          The number of people hospitalized, 199, was unchanged overnight, but the number of people in critical or intensive care climbed by four to 116...

          ...The provinces says new cases and hospitalizations continue to be mainly among the unvaccinated.

          While more than two-thirds of British Columbians are fully immunized, they represented just one in five cases in the last week and just 16 per cent of hospitalizations over the last two weeks...

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          • Source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/briti...pt-3-1.6163634

            Hospitalizations continue rising as B.C. records 671 new cases of COVID-19, 3 more deaths
            There are 215 people in hospital with the disease, 118 of whom are in intensive care
            CBC News · Posted: Sep 03, 2021 2:24 PM PT | Last Updated: 1 hour ago

            B.C. health officials announced 671 new cases of COVID-19 and three more deaths on Friday, as hospitalizations and admissions to intensive care continue to rise.

            In a written statement, the provincial Health Ministry said there are currently 5,872 active cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus in B.C.

            A total of 215 people are in hospital, with 118 in intensive care.

            Overall hospitalizations, which typically lag behind spikes and dips in new cases, are up by 35 per cent from last Friday, when 159 people were in hospital with the disease.

            The number of patients in intensive care is up by about 40 per cent from 84 last week. ..

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            • Source: https://globalnews.ca/news/8172715/b...e-sept-7-2021/

              B.C. reports 2,425 new COVID-19 cases, 15 additional deaths over 4 days
              By Jon Azpiri Global News
              Posted September 7, 2021 7:25 pm
              Updated September 7, 2021 9:37 pm

              Health officials in British Columbia reported 2,425 new cases of COVID-19 over a four-day period, along with 15 deaths.

              There were 695 cases from Friday to Saturday while 634 cases were reported from Saturday to Sunday, 563 from Sunday to Monday, and 533 from Monday to Tuesday....

              ...The number of people in hospital with the disease rose by 40 to 255. Of those, 126 patients are in intensive care, an increase of eight from Friday.

              There are 5,465 active cases in the province, a decrease of more than 400.

              The seven-day average for test positivity rates stands at six per cent, the highest it’s been since late May...

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              • Source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/briti...ept8-1.6167993

                Over 77 per cent of new COVID-19 infections among unvaccinated, as B.C. records 814 new cases
                There are 261 people in hospital with the disease, 129 of whom are in intensive care
                CBC News · Posted: Sep 08, 2021 2:49 PM PT | Last Updated: 1 hour ago

                B.C. health officials announced 814 new cases of COVID-19 but no additional deaths on Wednesday.

                In a written statement, the province said there are currently 5,550 active cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus in B.C.

                A total of 261 people are in hospital, with 129 in intensive care.

                Overall hospitalizations, which typically lag behind spikes and dips in new cases, are up by 283 per cent from a month ago, Aug. 9, when 68 people were in hospital with the disease.

                The number of patients in intensive care is up by about 545 per cent from 20 a month ago.

                The province says 77.8 per cent of new cases recorded between Aug. 31 and Sept. 6 were among people not fully vaccinated. Between Aug. 24 and Sept. 6, they accounted for 85.9 per cent of hospitalizations.

                The provincial death toll from the disease is now 1,842 lives lost. There have been 171,564 confirmed cases to date...

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                • Source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/briti...ept9-1.6169575

                  5 more die of COVID-19, as B.C. announces 774 new cases
                  There are 262 people in hospital with the disease, 130 of whom are in intensive care
                  CBC News · Posted: Sep 09, 2021 3:35 PM PT | Last Updated: 18 minutes ago

                  British Columbia health officials announced 774 new cases of COVID-19 and five more deaths on Thursday.

                  In a written statement, the province said there are currently 5,594 active cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus in B.C.

                  A total of 262 people are in hospital, with 130 in intensive care...

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                  • Source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/briti...pt10-1.6170980

                    B.C. records 820 new cases of COVID-19 and 9 more deaths
                    There are 281 people in hospital with the disease, 135 of whom are in intensive care
                    CBC News · Posted: Sep 10, 2021 3:24 PM PT | Last Updated: 30 minutes ago

                    British Columbia health officials announced 820 new cases of COVID-19 and nine more deaths on Friday, the most deaths in a single day since Feb. 25

                    In a written statement, the province said there are currently 5,850 active cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus in B.C.

                    A total of 281 people are in hospital, with 135 in intensive care.

                    Overall hospitalizations, which typically lag behind spikes and dips in new cases, are up by 295 per cent from a month ago on Aug. 10 when 71 people were in hospital with the disease.

                    The number of patients in intensive care is up by about 487 per cent from 23 a month ago.

                    The provincial death toll from the disease is now 1,856 lives lost out of 173,158 confirmed cases to date...

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                    • Source: https://dailyhive.com/vancouver/covi...tember-13-2021

                      BC health officials report nearly 2,000 new COVID-19 cases since Friday
                      Amir Ali
                      Sep 13 2021, 4:46 pm

                      British Columbia health officials announced on Monday that there have been 1,984 new test-positive COVID-19 cases since Friday, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the province to 175,142.

                      In a written statement, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix said that there are 5,825 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

                      Of the active cases, 278 individuals are currently hospitalized, 139 of whom are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

                      There were 823 cases between Friday and Saturday, 641 between Saturday and Sunday, and 520 between Sunday and Monday...

                      ...There have been nine new COVID-19-related deaths for a total of 1,865 deaths in British Columbia...

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                      • Source: https://bc.ctvnews.ca/b-c-s-latest-c...wave-1.5584767


                        B.C.'s latest COVID-19 update includes 677 more cases as health-care system staggers under weight of 4th wave
                        Kendra Mangione
                        CTVNewsVancouver.ca Reporter and Producer
                        Updated Sept. 14, 2021 6:47 p.m. EDT
                        Published Sept. 14, 2021 11:11 a.m. EDT

                        VANCOUVER -

                        B.C. health officials announced 677 new cases of COVID-19 and one related death on Tuesday, as the number of coronavirus patients in hospital climbed once again.

                        The update, delivered in a written statement from the Ministry of Health, pushed the province's seven-day average for new COVID-19 infections to 724, the highest it's been since May 4.

                        Hospitalizations increased to 288 – a jump of 10 from Monday – with 140 people being treated in intensive care. The ministry did not provide an updated breakdown on the patients' immunization status Tuesday, but on Monday reported that 87 per cent of the 139 patients then in ICU were unvaccinated...














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                          • Source: https://globalnews.ca/news/8193739/b...ember-15-2021/

                            COVID-19: B.C. reports 661 new cases, seven more deaths
                            By Simon Little Global News
                            Posted September 15, 2021 5:46 pm

                            British Columbia’s COVID-19 trajectory held relatively steady on Wednesday, with another 661 new cases and seven additional deaths.

                            It left the seven-day rolling average for new cases at 702, down from 724 on Tuesday.

                            There were 5,791 active cases in the province, down from 6,165 the day prior...

                            ...The number of COVID patients in hospital remained unchanged at 288, while the number of patients in intensive care fell by three to 137...

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                            • Source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/briti...t-16-1.6177974

                              B.C. records 706 new cases of COVID-19 and 4 more deaths
                              There are 291 people in hospital with the disease, 134 of whom are in intensive care
                              CBC News · Posted: Sep 16, 2021 3:22 PM PT | Last Updated: 8 minutes ago

                              B.C. health officials announced 706 new cases of COVID-19 and four more deaths on Thursday.

                              In a written statement, the provincial Health Ministry said there are currently 5,844 active cases of people infected with the novel coronavirus in B.C.

                              A total of 291 people are in hospital, with 134 in intensive care.

                              Overall hospitalizations, which typically lag behind spikes and dips in new cases, are up by 11 per cent from last Thursday, when 262 people were in hospital with the disease and about 123 per cent from a month ago when 130 people were in hospital.

                              The number of patients in intensive care is up by about three per cent from 130 a week ago and by 185 per cent from a month ago when 47 people were in the ICU.

                              The provincial death toll from the disease is now 1,877 lives lost out of 177,186 confirmed cases to date...

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                              • Source: https://globalnews.ca/news/8199974/b...-sept-17-2021/


                                COVID-19: B.C. reports 11 deaths, 768 new cases as hospitalizations near 300
                                By Simon Little Global News
                                Posted September 17, 2021 6:07 pm
                                Updated September 17, 2021 6:29 pm

                                British Columbia reported 768 new cases of COVID-19 and 11 additional deaths on Friday, as the number of patients in hospital hit a four-month high on Friday.

                                The update left the seven-day average for new cases at 685...

                                ...Active cases climbed to 6,031.

                                Read more: No room in B.C. hospitals for Alberta COVID-19 patients, says province

                                There were 298 COVID-19 patients in hospital, the highest since May 21. Of them, 136 were in critical or intensive care, the most since May 16.

                                Just seven of the patients in ICU were fully vaccinated. All of the fully vaccinated ICU patients were over the age of 50...

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