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BC surpasses 3,000 COVID-19 deaths

The province has hit another grim milestone in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Since yesterday’s update, four new deaths have been reported, bringing the death toll to 3,002.

The number of people battling the virus in hospital has gone down to 274, a decrease of seven.

The number of people in intensive care also went down by seven to 35.

93.5% of eligible people over the age of 12 have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, 91.1% have received a second, and 57.6% have received a third.

B.C. is reporting 357 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 356,858 cases in the province.

Note: The numbers of new and total cases are provisional due to a delayed data refresh.

The new cases include:

  • Fraser Health: 97
  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 82
  • Interior Health: 103
  • Northern Health: 23
  • Island Health: 52
  • People who reside outside of Canada: zero

The new deaths include:

  • Fraser Health: one
  • Interior Health: one
  • Island Health: two

From March 24-30, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 18% of cases.
From March 17-30, they accounted for 20.9% of hospitalizations.

Past week cases (March 24-30) – Total 1,608

  • Not vaccinated: 261 (16.3%)
  • Partially vaccinated: 28 (1.7%)
  • Fully vaccinated: 1,319 (82%)

Past two weeks cases hospitalized (March 17-30) – Total 382

  • Not vaccinated: 67 (17.5%)
  • Partially vaccinated: 13 (3.4%)
  • Fully vaccinated: 302 (79.1%)

Past week, cases per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (March 24-30)

  • Not vaccinated: 73.4
  • Partially vaccinated: 19.3
  • Fully vaccinated: 28.5

Past two weeks, cases hospitalized per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (March 17-30)

  • Not vaccinated: 20.6
  • Partially vaccinated: 12.5
  • Fully vaccinated: 6.4

Since December 2020, the Province has administered 11,495,364 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Pfizer Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines.

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