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18 more British Columbians lose their lives to COVID-19

Over a three-day period, B.C. is reporting 2,239 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 184,780 cases in the province:

  • Sept. 24-25: 876 new cases
  • Sept. 25-26: 657 new cases
  • Sept. 26-27: 706 new cases

Over the weekend, 18 new deaths were reported, bringing the provincial death toll to 1,940.

The new deaths include:

  • Fraser Health: three
  • Interior Health: five
  • Island Health: three
  • Vancouver Coastal Health: six
  • Northern Health: one

There are 6,098 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, of the active cases, 303 individuals are in hospital and 141 are in intensive care.

The new/active cases include:

  • 358 new cases in Northern Health
    • Total active cases: 1,165
  • 525 new cases in Interior Health
    • Total active cases: 1,159
  • 857 new cases in Fraser Health
    • Total active cases: 2,218
  • 256 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health
    • Total active cases: 843
  • 230 new cases in Island Health
    • Total active cases: 657
  • 13 new cases of people who reside outside of Canada
    • Total active cases: 56

87.7% (4,064,859) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 80.5% (3,729,606) have received their second dose.

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In addition, 88.2% (3,815,333) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 81.3% (3,515,026) have received their second dose.

Since December 2020, the Province has administered 7,802,535 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines.

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