Daily COVID-19 Update – EIN Presswire
CANADA, April 5 – As of Tuesday, April 5, 2022, 90.9% (4,529,972) of eligible people five years of age and older in British Columbia have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 87, 4% (4,358,529) received their second dose.
Additionally, 93.5% (4,333,166) of eligible people 12 years and older in British Columbia received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, 91.1% (4,222,894) received their second dose and 57.8% (2,677,473) received a third dose.
Additionally, 93.8% (4,058,015) of all eligible adults in British Columbia received their first dose, 91.5% (3,957,889) received their second dose, and 59.5% (2,573,327 ) received a third dose.
British Columbia is reporting 258 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 357,758 cases in the province.
Note: The number of total cases and new cases is provisional and will be updated once verified in the weekly report from Thursday, April 7, 2022.
New cases include:
- Fraser Health: 76
- Vancouver Coastal Health: 37
- Inner Health: 85
- North Health: 11
- Island Health: 49
- Persons residing outside of Canada: zero
There are 334 people hospitalized with COVID-19 and 35 are in intensive care.
Note: An update on the number of deaths related to COVID-19 will be provided on Thursday, April 7, 2022.
There were two new outbreaks at health care facilities in Overlander (Interior Health) and Cowichan District Hospital (Island Health), for a total of 12 facilities with ongoing outbreaks, including:
- long-term care:
- Monashee Mews, Parkview Place, Overlander (Inner Health)
- The Heights at Mt. View, Selkirk Seniors Village, Amica Douglas House, Acacia Ty Mawr, Sunridge Place Seniors and Ayre Manor (Island Health)
- acute care:
- Surrey Memorial Hospital, Burnaby Hospital (Fraser Health) and Cowichan District Hospital (Island Health)
- assisted or independent living:
As of April 5, unvaccinated people made up 12% of British Columbia’s population, while they made up 17% of hospitalized COVID-19 intensive care patients.
Since December 2020, the province has administered 11,508,767 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Pfizer Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines.
For the April 5, 2022 announcement on the next steps in British Columbia’s response to COVID-19, visit: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2022HLTH0112-000501
To find out when to take a COVID-19 test: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/testing/when-to-get-a-covid-19-test
For more information on COVID-19 treatments, including Paxlovid: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/about-covid-19/treatments
For more 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 more information on a third dose for moderately to severely immunocompromised people, visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/vaccine/register#immunocompromised
To learn more about how British Columbia is counting its daily COVID-19 cases in hospitals, visit: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2021HLTH0058-001844
To learn more about the BC Vaccine Card and how to get yours, visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/vaccinecard.html
Detailed data is published daily on the BCCDC dashboard: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/data Where: www.bccdc.ca
For Provincial Health Officer prescriptions and advice, 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 advice 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 center near you: http://www.bccdc.ca/
Or follow @CDCofBC on Twitter.