(Dr. Bonnie Henry/BC Gov Flickr)

The BC Ministry of Health reported 1,853 new cases of COVID-19 for a three-day period on Monday, August 30th.

There have been 165,413 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

Day-to-Day Breakdown:

  • Friday-Saturday: 769
  • Saturday-Sunday: 581
  • Sunday-Monday: 503

New cases were reported in these health regions:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 295
  • Fraser Health: 531
  • Island Health: 178
  • Interior Health: 707
  • Northern Health: 142
  • Resident outside Canada: 0

There are currently 5,918 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

157,419 people who tested positive have recovered.

There are now a total of 176 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 91 of whom are in critical care — ICU or acute care units.

7 new people have died from COVID-related causes, making the provincial death toll 1,814. 

Data by Vaccination Status: 

From August 13th to 26, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 81.7% of cases and 85.8% of hospitalizations.

Past week cases (August 20th to 26th):

  • Total: 4,565
  • Not vaccinated: 3,255 (71.3%)
  • Partially vaccinated: 477 (10.4%)
  • Fully vaccinated: 833 (18.2%)

Past two weeks cases hospitalized (Aug. 13th to 26th):

  • Total: 217
  • Not vaccinated: 172 (79.3%)
  • Partially vaccinated: 14 (6.5%)
  • Fully vaccinated: 31 (14.3%)

Past week, cases per 100,000 population (August 20th to 26th):

  • Not vaccinated: 208.3
  • Partially vaccinated: 111.1
  • Fully vaccinated: 26.2

Outbreaks

There have been four new health-care facility outbreaks at Chilliwack General Hospital (Fraser Health), Fort St. John Hospital (Northern Health), Rose Woods Village (Interior Health) and Sunset Lodge (Island Health).

There are 18 active outbreaks, including:

Long term care: Heritage Village (Fraser Health), Brock Fahrni (Vancouver Coastal Health), Village at Mill Creek – second floor, Nelson Jubilee Manor, Kootenay Street Village, Cottonwoods Care Centre, Brookhaven Care Centre, Spring Valley Care Centre (Interior Health) and Sunset Lodge (Island Health)

Acute Care: Peace Arch Hospital, Chilliwack General Hospital (Fraser Health) and Fort St. John Hospital (Northern Health)

Assisted or independent living: Nicola Meadows, Hawthorn Park, David Lloyd Jones, Sun Pointe Village, Hardy View Lodge and Rose Woods Village (Interior Health)

Island Health:

Island Health reported 178 new cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Island region and 523 active cases.

Breakdown of cases on Vancouver Island:

  • South Vancouver Island  Active cases: 239 │Total Cases: 2564
  • Central Vancouver Island Active cases: 214 │ Total Cases: 2958
  • North Vancouver Island  Active cases: 70 │Total Cases: 855

13 people remain in hospital with 10 in ICU. 

There have been 2 new deaths in the Island Health region today, and a total of 45 deaths on Vancouver Island.

Vaccinations

84.2% of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 76.4% received their second dose.

In addition, 84.9% of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 77.5% received their second dose.

To date, 7,453,107 (+63,004) doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC; 3,541,731 (+37,329) of which are second doses.

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At the time of this publication, 217,690,899 cases of COVID-19 had been recorded worldwide. 4,521,126 have died, and 194,612,782 have recovered.

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