VICTORIA, B.C. – The Northern Health region added 72 new cases Wednesday, pushing the active case count to 721.
There are 30 people in hospital, 11 are in critical care.
There were no deaths Wednesday, keeping the regional total at 161.
Out of 9,443 cases, 8,546 have since recovered.
There were 734 vaccine doses given since Tuesday, bringing the total dose count to 333,204. Of those, 153,995 are second doses.
British Columbia added 814 new cases Wednesday, moving the active case count to 5,550.
There are 261 people in hospital, 129 are in critical care.
There were no deaths across the province Wednesday, keeping the total at 1,842.
Out of 171,564 total cases in B.C., 163,793 have recovered.
There were 11,685 doses given across the province on Wednesday, bringing the total dose count to 7,557,556. Of those, 3,603,201 are second doses.
Based on data compiled in the BC CDC Data Summary released on September 7th, case rates are increasing across the Interior, Fraser and Northern Health zones. For public tests, the positivity rate for the province sits at around 9 per cent, while Interior Health has a 16 per cent positivity rate.
Northern Health has a public test positivity rate of 22 per cent as of August 31st.
From August 31st to September 6th, there were a total of 4,961 cases.
People who haven’t had a single vaccination made up 3,247 of those cases, or 69.2 per cent.
Another 403 of those cases were in partially vaccinated residents, or 8.6 per cent.
Fully vaccinated residents made up 1,041 of those cases, or 22.2 per cent of the total.
From August 24th to September 6th, there were 233 hospitalizations.
Of those, 184 or 79 per cent were not vaccinated, 16 or 6.9 per cent were partially vaccinated, and 33 or 14.2 per cent were fully vaccinated.
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