COVID-19 pandemic update | BC Gov News
As of Thursday, March 10, 2022, 90.7% (4,521,678) of eligible people five and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 86.6% (4,316,745) have received their second dose.
In addition, 93.3% (4,326,900) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, 90.9% (4,211,317) received their second dose and 56.4% (2,613,270) have received a third dose.
Also, 93.7% (4,052,277) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose, 91.3% (3,947,982) received their second dose, and 58.3% (2,521,344) have received a third dose.
B.C. is reporting 336 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 351,751 cases in the province.
The new cases include:
- Fraser Health: 65
- Vancouver Coastal Health: 49
- Interior Health: 115
- Northern Health: 54
- Island Health: 53
- People who reside outside of Canada: zero
There are 388 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19 and 52 are in intensive care.
In the past 24 hours, four new deaths have been reported, for an overall total of 2,932.
Note: One reported death has been removed from the total due to a data correction.
The new deaths include:
- Fraser Health: three
- Interior Health: one
There has been one new health-care facility outbreak at Yucalta Lodge (Island Health). The outbreaks at Overlander Residential Care and Gillis House (Interior Health) have been declared over, for a total of 14 facilities with ongoing outbreaks, including:
- long-term care:
- Ponderosa, Hillside Village, Mission Creek Landing, Williams Lake Seniors Village (Interior Health)
- Sidney Care Home, Selkirk Seniors Village, Berwick House Gordon Head, The Heights at Mt. View, Greenwoods, Parkwood Court, Luther Court and Yucalta Lodge (Island Health)
- acute care:
- Mission Memorial Hospital (Fraser Health)
- assisted or independent living:
- Fischer Place (Interior Health)
From March 2-8, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 18.0% of cases. From Feb. 23 to March 8, they accounted for 29.0% of hospitalizations.
Past week cases (March 2-8) – Total 2,108
- Not vaccinated: 330 (15.7%)
- Partially vaccinated: 49 (2.3%)
- Fully vaccinated: 1,729 (82.0%)
Past two weeks cases hospitalized (Feb. 23 to March 8) – Total 386
- Not vaccinated: 91 (23.6%)
- Partially vaccinated: 21 (5.4%)
- Fully vaccinated: 274 (71.0%)
Past week, cases per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (March 2-8)
- Not vaccinated: 90.9
- Partially vaccinated: 29.3
- Fully vaccinated: 37.0
Past two weeks, cases hospitalized per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Feb. 23 to March 8)
- Not vaccinated: 25.1
- Partially vaccinated: 19.6
- Fully vaccinated: 5.8
Since December 2020, the Province has administered 11,393,545 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Pfizer Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines.
For the March 10, 2022, announcement on lifting COVID-19 restrictions, visit: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2022HLTH0081-000324
For information on when to get a COVID-19 test: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/testing/when-to-get-a-covid-19-test
For information on COVID-19 treatments including Paxlovid: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/about-covid-19/treatments
For information on booster doses, visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/vaccine/booster
To learn more about COVID-19 vaccines for children: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/vaccine/children
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
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
Detailed data is posted daily on the BCCDC dashboard: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/data or: www.bccdc.ca
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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