(Dr. Bonnie Henry/Photo by Colin Smith Takes Pics)

The BC Ministry of Health reported 2,275 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, January 14th.

There have been 293,521 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

New cases were reported in these health regions:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 523
  • Fraser Health: 813
  • Island Health: 297
  • Interior Health: 412
  • Northern Health: 227
  • Resident outside Canada: 3

There are currently 35,943 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

251,846 people who tested positive have recovered.

There are now a total of 646 people in hospital with COVID-19, 95 of whom are in critical care — ICU or acute care units.

Note that the source of “Currently in Hospital” figures has been changed to bed census data. Currently, in Hospital figures are reported by the hospital in which the patient is hospitalized, rather than the patient’s residence. There are 18 patients in Provincial Health Services Authority who are included in total hospitalizations.

6 new people have died from COVID-related causes, making the provincial death toll 2,468.

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 has been 1 new health-care facility outbreak in the province: Royal Jubilee Hospital (Island Health).

The outbreak at Czorny Alzheimer Centre, Fort Langley Seniors Community, The Residence in Mission, Dania Home, White Rock Seniors Village (Fraser Health), Fraserview Retirement Community, Lakeview Care Centre and Crofton Manor (Vancouver Coastal Health) have been declared over.

There are a total of 46 ongoing health care outbreaks in the province.

There are currently 11 health care outbreaks in the Island Health region.

Vaccinations

As of Friday, January 14th:

  • 9,962,096 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC
  • 89.0% (4,436,446) of eligible people five and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 83.3% (4,152,386) have received their second dose.
  • 92.3% (4,278,594) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, 89.6% (4,151,964) have received their second dose and 30.5% (1,412,008) have received a third dose.
  • 92.7% (4,008,308) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose, 90.0% (3,894,687) received their second dose and 32.6% (1,410,852) have received a third dose.

You can view the worldwide stats here.

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