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Posted: October 14, 2021

B.C.’s COVID-19 update for October 14

As of Thursday, Oct. 14, 89% (4,123,354) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 82.9% (3,842,247) have received their second dose.

In addition, 89.4% (3,867,728) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 83.6% (3,615,342) have received their second dose.

B.C. is reporting 580 new cases of COVID-19, including 11 epi-linked cases, for a total of 195,766 cases in the province.

There are 5,348 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 187,985 people who tested positive have recovered. Of the active cases, 378 individuals are in hospital and 153 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

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:

* 104 new cases in Interior Health (total active cases: 831);

* 246 new cases in Fraser Health (total active cases: 2,449);

* 53 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health (total active cases: 708);

* 129 new cases in Northern Health (total active cases: 677);

* 48 new cases in Island Health (total active cases: 625).

In the past 24 hours, nine new deaths have been reported, for an overall total of 2,042.

The new deaths include five in Interior Health, two in Island Health, one in Vancouver Coastal Health and one in Northern Health.

There have been no new health-care facility outbreaks, for a total of 19 active outbreaks.

From Oct. 6-12, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 66.9% of cases.
From Sept. 29-Oct. 12, they accounted for 75.0% of hospitalizations.

Past week cases (Oct. 6-12) – Total 4,052

* Not vaccinated: 2,441 (60.2%);

* Partially vaccinated: 270 (6.7%);

* Fully vaccinated: 1,341 (33.1%).

Past two weeks cases hospitalized (Sept. 29-Oct. 12) – Total 456

* Not vaccinated: 319 (70.0%);

* Partially vaccinated: 23 (5.0%);

* Fully vaccinated: 114 (25.0%).

Past week, cases per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Oct. 6-12) 

* Not vaccinated: 267.3;

* Partially vaccinated: 76.6;

* Fully vaccinated: 32.0.

Past two weeks, cases hospitalized per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Sept. 29-Oct. 12)

* Not vaccinated: 51.6;

* Partially vaccinated: 10.3;

* Fully vaccinated: 2.6.

Since December 2020, the province has administered 8,008,858 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines.

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