B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update | BC Gov News

November 12, 2021 at 5:45 pm  BC, News, Politics

As of Friday, Nov. 12, 2021, 90.6% (4,198,575) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 86.5% (4,010,702) received their second dose.

In addition, 91.0% (3,935,943) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 87.1% (3,767,341) received their second dose.

Over a two-day period, B.C. is reporting 992 new cases of COVID-19, including one epi-linked case, for a total of 211,750 cases in the province:

  • Nov. 10-11: 519 new cases
  • Nov. 11-12: 473 new cases

There are currently 4,265 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 204,963 people who tested positive have recovered. Of the active cases, 384 individuals are currently in hospital and 124 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

The new/active cases include:

  • 308 new cases in Fraser Health
    • Total active cases: 1,575
  • 117 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health
  • 263 new cases in Interior Health
  • 166 new cases in Northern Health
  • 138 new cases in Island Health
  • no new cases of people who reside outside of Canada

In the past 48 hours, 23 new deaths have been reported, for an overall total of 2,257.

The new deaths include:

  • Fraser Health: eight
  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 11
  • Interior Health: two
  • Northern Health: one
  • Island Health: one

There have been two new health-care facility outbreaks at Abbotsford Regional Hospital (Fraser Health) and Royal Inland Hospital (Interior Health). The outbreaks at The Emerald at Elim Village, Bethshan Gardens, Hallmark on the Park (Fraser Health) and GR Baker Memorial Hospital (Northern Health) have been declared over, for a total of 25 facilities with ongoing outbreaks, including:

  • long-term care:
    • Cherington Place, Queens Park Care Centre, Rosemary Heights Seniors Village, Tabor Home, Cascade Gardens, Maplewood House, George Derby Centre, Dufferin Care Centre (Fraser Health);
    • Amica Edgemont (Vancouver Coastal Health);
    • Village by the Station, Brocklehurst Gemstone Care Centre, Sun Pointe Village (Interior Health);
    • Peace Villa (Northern Health); and
    • Chartwell Malaspina Care Residence (Island Health).
  • acute care:
    • Mission Memorial Hospital, Queen’s Park Care Centre, Abbotsford Regional Hospital, Burnaby Hospital (Fraser Health);
    • Royal Inland Hospital (Interior Health);
    • Bulkley Valley District Hospital (Northern Health); and
    • Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (Island Health)
  • assisted or independent living:
    • Swedish Assisted Living Residence, Harrison Pointe, The Cedars and Revera Parkwood Manor (Fraser Health).

From Nov. 4-10, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 61.0% of cases and from Oct. 28 to Nov. 10 they accounted for 68.9% of hospitalizations.

Past week cases (Nov. 4-10) – Total 3,517

  • Not vaccinated: 1,962 (55.8%)
  • Partially vaccinated: 184 (5.2%)
  • Fully vaccinated: 1,371 (39.0%)

Past two weeks cases hospitalized (Oct. 28 to Nov. 10) – Total 383

  • Not vaccinated: 237 (61.9%)
  • Partially vaccinated: 27 (7.0%)
  • Fully vaccinated: 119 (31.1%)

Past week, cases per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Nov. 4-10)    

  • Not vaccinated: 255.0
  • Partially vaccinated: 69.7
  • Fully vaccinated: 31.4

Past two weeks, cases hospitalized per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Oct. 28 to Nov. 10)

  • Not vaccinated: 47.4
  • Partially vaccinated: 16.5
  • Fully vaccinated: 2.6

Since December 2020, the province has administered 8,423,484 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines.

Learn More:

For the Nov. 4, 2021, modelling presentation, visit: https://news.gov.bc.ca/files/04.11.21_Covid19Modelling.pdf

For the Oct. 26, 2021, announcement on COVID-19 booster shots for all British Columbians, visit: https://news.gov.bc.ca/25604

For information on booster doses, visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/vaccine/booster

For regional restrictions in the Northern Health region, visit: https://www.northernhealth.ca/sites/northern_health/files/health-information/health-topics/orders/documents/nh-gatherings-events-orders-oct-2021.pdf

For information on a third dose for people who are moderately to severely immunocompromised, visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/vaccine/register#immunocompromised

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

For surgical renewal commitment progress reports, visit:

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 the Aug. 12, 2021, announcement on mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for long-term care

workers, visit: https://news.gov.bc.ca/25143

For information on breakthrough cases, see the BCCDC weekly data summary: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/data#summary

Detailed data is posted daily on the BCCDC dashboard: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/data or: www.bccdc.ca

To register to be immunized or to learn about getting your second dose, visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/vaccine/register or https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/vaccine/dose-2

For the provincial health officer’s orders and guidance, visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/health/about-bc-s-health-care-system/office-of-the-provincial-health-officer/current-health-topics/covid-19-novel-coronavirus

For guidance on restrictions, visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/emergency-preparedness-response-recovery/covid-19-provincial-support/restrictions

The latest updates, including case counts, prevention, risks and to find a testing centre near you: http://www.bccdc.ca/

Or follow @CDCofBC on Twitter.

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