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The BC Ministry of Health reported 2,090 new cases of COVID-19 for a four-day period on Tuesday, October 12th.

There have been 194,581 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

Day-to-Day Breakdown:

  • Friday-Saturday: 603
  • Saturday-Sunday: 634
  • Sunday-Monday: 468
  • Monday-Tuesday: 385

New cases were reported in these health regions:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 229
  • Fraser Health: 814
  • Island Health: 292
  • Interior Health: 404
  • Northern Health: 351
  • Resident outside Canada: 0

There are currently 5,183 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

186,955 people who tested positive have recovered.

There are now a total of 357 people in hospital due to COVID-19, 153 of whom are in critical care — ICU or acute care units.

28 new people have died from COVID-related causes, making the provincial death toll 2,029. 

Data by Vaccination Status: 

From October 4th to 10th, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 68.1% of cases. From September 27th to October 10th, they accounted for 73.7% of hospitalizations.

Past week cases (Oct. 4-10):

  • Total: 4,341
  • Not vaccinated: 2,649 (61.0%)
  • Partially vaccinated: 310 (7.1%)
  • Fully vaccinated: 1,382 (31.8%)

Past two weeks cases hospitalized (Sept. 27-Oct. 10):

  • Total: 383
  • Not vaccinated: 253 (66.1%)
  • Partially vaccinated: 29 (7.6%)
  • Fully vaccinated: 101 (26.4%)

Past week, cases per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Oct. 4-10):

  • Not vaccinated: 281.3
  • Partially vaccinated: 84.4
  • Fully vaccinated: 33.1

Past two weeks, cases hospitalized per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Sept. 27-Oct. 10):

  • Not vaccinated: 40.3
  • Partially vaccinated: 12.3
  • Fully vaccinated: 2.3

Outbreaks

The workplace and communal-living outbreak at Fort St. John – Site C (Northern Health) has been declared over.

There have been two new health-care facility outbreaks at West Shore Laylum and Evergreen Manor (Fraser Health).

There are a total of 19 active outbreaks:

Long Term Care: Willingdon Care Centre, Westminster House, The Residence in Mission, Magnolia Gardens, Manoah Manor, Good Samaritan Delta View Care Centre, Cherington Place, West Shore Laylum (Fraser Health), Cottonwoods Care Centre, Joseph Creek Care Village, Overlander, Village by the Station, Haven Hill Retirement Centre (Interior Health) and Wrinch Memorial Hospital (Northern Health).

Acute Care: Mission Memorial Hospital (Fraser Health) and University Hospital of Northern BC (Northern Health).

Assisted or Independent Living: Sunset Manor, Evergreen Manor (Fraser Health) and Cooper Place (Vancouver Coastal Health).

Island Health:

Island Health reported 54 new cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Island region and 550 active cases.

Breakdown of cases on Vancouver Island:

  • South Vancouver Island  Active cases: 257 │Total Cases: 4059
  • Central Vancouver Island Active cases: 235 │ Total Cases: 4272
  • North Vancouver Island  Active cases: 58 │Total Cases: 1186

42 people remain in hospital with 28 in ICU.

There were 5 new deaths reported in the Island Health region today, and a total of 77 deaths on Vancouver Island.

Vaccinations

As of Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021, 88.8% of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 82.6% received their second dose.

In addition, 89.3% of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 83.3% received their second dose.

To date, 7,978,015 (+40,801) doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC; 3,830,063 (+18,987) of which are second doses.

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At the time of this publication, 239,217,948 cases of COVID-19 had been recorded worldwide. 4,876,138 have died, and 216,467,748 have recovered.

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