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The BC Ministry of Health reported 2,033 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, January 27th.

There have been 318,906 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

New cases were reported in these health regions:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 378
  • Fraser Health: 685
  • Island Health: 266
  • Interior Health: 539
  • Northern Health: 165
  • Resident outside Canada: 0

There are currently 29,556 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

284,832 people who tested positive have recovered.

There are now a total of 977 people in hospital with COVID-19, 141 of whom are in critical care — ICU or acute care units.

13 new people have died from COVID-related causes, making the provincial death toll 2,588.

Island Health

Island Health has confirmed that they have discontinued updating their dashboard, which contained breakdowns of active cases by region on Vancouver Island.

Outbreaks

There have been 2 new health-care facility outbreaks in the province: Nanaimo Regional General Hospital and Nanaimo Seniors Village (Island Health).

The outbreak at Kelowna General Hospital (Interior Health) has been declared over.

There are a total of 62 ongoing health care outbreaks in the province.

There are currently 26 health care outbreaks in the Island Health region.

Vaccinations

As of Thursday, January 27th:

  • 10,596,211 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC
  • 89.7% (4,471,873) of eligible people five and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 83.7% (4,171,956) have received their second dose.
  • 92.6% (4,294,225) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, 90.0% (4,169,419) have received their second dose and 43.0% (1,993,191) have received a third dose.
  • 93.0% (4,022,496) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose, 90.4% (3,910,652) received their second dose and 46.0% (1,991,534) have received a third dose.

You can view the worldwide stats here.

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