COVID-19 UPDATES

Oct 1, 2021
BC COVID-19 Pandemic Update and Statistics


As of Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021, 87.8% (4,068,060) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 80.6% (3,736,540) have received their second dose.

In addition, 88.3% (3,818,166) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 81.4% (3,521,271) have received their second dose.

B.C. is reporting 652 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 185,432 cases in the province

Note: The numbers of total and new cases are provisional due to a delayed data refresh and will be verified once confirmed.

There are 5,992 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 177,113 people who tested positive have recovered. Of the active cases, 316 individuals are in hospital and 141 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

Note: Yesterday’s critical care COVID-19 confirmed census has been updated to 142 from 141 (update from Island Health).

Note: Intensive care numbers are a subset of the total in hospital. They are not in addition to the number of people in hospital.

The new/active cases include:

219 new cases in Fraser HealthTotal active cases: 2,249
70 new cases in Vancouver Coastal HealthTotal active cases: 903
162 new cases in Interior HealthTotal active cases: 1,176
117 new cases in Northern HealthTotal active cases: 929
82 new cases in Island HealthTotal active cases: 677
Two new cases of people who reside outside of CanadaTotal active cases: 58
In the past 24 hours, two new deaths (Island Health) have been reported, for an overall total of 1,942.

There have been three new outbreaks at Village by the Station (Interior Health), Willingdon Care Centre (Fraser Health) and Wrinch Memorial Hospital (Northern Health).

One outbreak has been declared over at Fort St. John Hospital (Northern Health).

There is a total of 22 active outbreaks, including:

long-term care: Willingdon Care Centre, Westminster House, Menno Terrace East, The Residence in Mission, Magnolia Gardens (Fraser Health), Arbutus Care Centre, Louis Brier Home and Hospital (Vancouver Coastal Health), Village at Mill Creek – second floor, Cottonwoods Care Centre, Kamloops Seniors Village, Hillside Village, The Hamlets at Westsyde, Joseph Creek Care Village, Overlander (Interior Health), Wrinch Memorial Hospital, Jubilee Lodge (Northern Health), Village by the Station and Victoria Chinatown Care Centre (Island Health)

acute care: none

assisted or independent living: Sunset Manor, Hallmark on the Lake (Fraser Health), Hardy View Lodge (Interior Health), Cooper Place (Vancouver Coastal Health)

When available, information on school outbreaks will be posted online:
www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/public-exposures 

From Sept. 20-26, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 72.2% of cases.

From Sept. 13-26, they accounted for 82.5% of hospitalizations.

Past week cases (Sept. 20-26) – Total 5,012
Not vaccinated: 3,263 (65.1%)
Partially vaccinated: 357 (7.1%)
Fully vaccinated: 1,392 (27.8%)

Past two weeks cases hospitalized (Sept. 13-26) – Total 360
Not vaccinated: 269 (74.7%)
Partially vaccinated: 28 (7.8%)
Fully vaccinated: 63 (17.5%)

Past week, cases per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Sept. 20-26) Not vaccinated: 296.0
Partially vaccinated: 93.1
Fully vaccinated: 34.7

Past two weeks, cases hospitalized per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Sept. 13-26)
Not vaccinated: 40.0
Partially vaccinated: 11.1
Fully vaccinated: 1.5

After factoring for age, people not vaccinated are 26.7 times more likely to be hospitalized than those fully vaccinated.

Since December 2020, the Province has administered 7,812,228 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines.

Learn More:

For the Sept. 28, 2021, modelling presentation, visit: https://news.gov.bc.ca/files/9-28_PHO_modelling.pdf 

To learn about how B.C. counts its daily COVID-19 cases in hospitals, visit: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2021HLTH0058-001844 

To learn about the BC Vaccine Card and how to access yours, visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/vaccinecard.html 

For health measures in the Northern Health region, visit: https://stories.northernhealth.ca/news/new-health-measures-introduced-northern-health-region 

 


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