British Columbia health officials report 2,275 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, January 14

(Dr. Bonnie Henry/Photo by Colin Smith taking pictures)

The British Columbia Ministry of Health reported 2,275 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday January 14.

There have been 293,521 cases of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic.

New cases have been reported in these health regions:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 523
  • Fraser Health: 813
  • Island Health: 297
  • Inner Health: 412
  • Northern Health: 227
  • Resident outside of Canada: 3

There are currently 35,943 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

251,846 people who tested positive have recovered.

There are now a total of 646 people hospitalized with COVID-19, of which 95 are in intensive care – ICU or acute care units.

Note that the source of the ‘Currently in Hospital’ figures has been changed to Bed Census data. Currently, in the hospital, the numbers are reported by the hospital in which the patient is hospitalized, rather than by the residence of the patient. There are 18 patients in the Provincial Health Services Authority who are included in the total number of hospitalizations.

6 new people have died of COVID-related causes, bringing the provincial death toll to 2,468.

Island Health

Island Health confirmed to have stopped updating their dashboard, which contained the breakdown of active cases by region on Vancouver Island.

outbreaks

There has been 1 new outbreak in a health care facility in the province: Royal Jubilee Hospital (Island Health).

The outbreak at Czorny Alzheimer Centre, Fort Langley Seniors Community, The Residence in Mission, Dania Home, White Rock Seniors Village (Fraser Health), Fraserview Retirement Community, Lakeview Care Center and Crofton Manor (Vancouver Coastal Health) has been declared over.

There are a total of 46 ongoing health care outbreaks in the province.

There are currently 11 health care outbreaks in the island health region.

Vaccination

From Friday 14 January:

  • 9,962,096 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in British Columbia
  • 89.0% (4,436,446) of eligible people five years and older in British Columbia received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 83.3% (4,152,386) received their second dose.
  • 92.3% (4,278,594) of eligible people 12 years and older in British Columbia received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, 89.6% (4,151,964) received their second dose and 30 .5% (1,412,008) received a third dose.
  • 92.7% (4,008,308) of all eligible adults in British Columbia received their first dose, 90.0% (3,894,687) received their second dose and 32.6% (1,410,852) received a third dose.

You can see the world statistics here.

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