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

The BC Ministry of Health reported 2,364 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, January 21st.

There have been 308,079 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

New cases were reported in these health regions:

  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 499
  • Fraser Health: 686
  • Island Health: 334
  • Interior Health: 655
  • Northern Health: 190
  • Resident outside Canada: 0

There are currently 33,997 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

269,137 people who tested positive have recovered.

There are now a total of 924 people in hospital with COVID-19, 130 of whom are in critical care — ICU or acute care units.

9 new people have died from COVID-related causes, making the provincial death toll 2,529.

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 5 new health-care facility outbreaks in the province: Pinegrove Care Centre, Mariposa Gardens (Interior Health), Echo Village, Mount St. Mary Hospital, and Arrowsmith Lodge (Island Health).

The outbreak at Chartwell Langley Gardens (Fraser 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 Friday, January 21st:

  • 10,334,333 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in BC
  •  89.4% (4,457,647) of eligible people five and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 83.5% (4,162,591) have received their second dose.
  • 92.5% (4,287,719) of eligible people 12 and older have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, 89.8% (4,162,011) received their second dose and 37.8% (1,754,063) have received a third dose.
  • 92.9% (4,016,590) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose, 90.3% (3,903,943) received their second dose and 40.5% (1,752,704) have received a third dose.

You can view the worldwide stats here.

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