Dr. Bonnie Henry
(Dr. Bonnie Henry/Province of British Columbia, Flickr)

The BC Ministry of Health reported 2,425 new cases of COVID-19 for a four-day period on Tuesday, September 7th.

There have been 170,750 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

Day-to-Day Breakdown:

  • Friday-Saturday: 695
  • Saturday-Sunday:634
  • Sunday-Monday: 563
  • Monday-Tuesday: 533

New cases were reported in these health regions:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 705
  • Fraser Health: 705
  • Island Health: 202
  • Interior Health: 838
  • Northern Health: 312
  • Resident outside Canada: 0

There are currently 5,465 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

163,062 people who tested positive have recovered.

There are now a total of 255 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 126 of whom are in critical care — ICU or acute care units.

15 new people have died from COVID-related causes, making the provincial death toll at 1,842 – 4 of those deaths were in the Island Health region. 

Outbreaks

There have been three new health-care facility outbreaks at Louis Brier Home and Hospital (Vancouver Coastal Health), The Hamlets at Westsyde and Joseph Creek Care Village (Interior Health).

The outbreaks at Peace Arch Hospital, Heritage Village (Fraser Health) and Hawthorn Park (Interior Health) have been declared over.

The outbreak at Sunset Lodge in Victoria remains active.


See also: Here’s how the BC Vaccine Card will work starting September 13th


Island Health:

Island Health reported 202 new cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Island region and 501 active cases.

Breakdown of cases on Vancouver Island:

  • South Vancouver Island  Active cases: 157 │Total Cases: 2751
  • Central Vancouver Island Active cases: 160 │ Total Cases: 3142
  • North Vancouver Island  Active cases: 67 │Total Cases: 943

17 people remain in hospital with 19 in ICU. 

There have been 4 new deaths in the Island Health region today, and a total of 52 deaths on Vancouver Island.

Vaccinations

85.7% (3,706,533) of all eligible adults in B.C. and 85.1% (3,943,729) of those 12 and older have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

In addition, 85.7% (3,706,533) of all eligible adults in B.C. and 77.6% (3,594,929) of those 12 and older have received their second dose.

To date, 7,545,871 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC; 3,594,929 of which are second doses.

LAST REPORT: 7,509,127 and 3,572,841

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At the time of this publication, 222,347,353 cases of COVID-19 had been recorded worldwide. 4,594,768 have died, and 198,946,482 have recovered.

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