What's New: September 25

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Important COVID-19 Updates

Sept. 24, 2021:

Youville Enhanced Surveillance is now over

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B.C COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE

As of Friday, Sept. 24, 2021:  

  • 88.0% (3,805,580) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 80.9% (3,497,809) received their second dose.
  • B.C. is reporting 743 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 182,541 cases in the province.
    • Note: The numbers of total and new cases are provisional due to a delayed data refresh and will be verified once confirmed.
  • There are 5,979 active cases of COVID-19 in the province and 174,281 people who tested positive have recovered. Of the active cases, 319 individuals are in hospital and 149 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.
    • Note: Intensive care numbers are a subset of the total in hospital. They are not in addition to the number of people in hospital.
  • The new/active cases include:
    • 292 new cases in Fraser Health
      • Total active cases: 2,029
    • 111 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health
      • Total active cases: 955
    • 177 new cases in Interior Health
      • Total active cases: 1,268
    • 106 new cases in Northern Health
      • Total active cases: 1,023
    • 57 new cases in Island Health
      • Total active cases: 660
    • no new cases of people who reside outside of Canada
      • Total active cases: 44
  • In the past 24 hours, seven new deaths have been reported, for an overall total of 1,922.
  • Read Friday's joint statement on BC's COVID-19 response.
  • Find previous joint statements here.

Please note: Numbers are updated on weekdays at 5 p.m.

New CasesToday's Total CasesCumulative Total
BCTotal7435,979182,541
Hospitalized319
ICU Patients149
Deaths71,922
VCH/PHCHospitalized6792,156
ICU Patients329650
On Ventilator225340
Discharged12,066
Deaths (hospital/ICU)0248
PHCHospitalized437*717
ICU Patients212*195
On Ventilator19*95
Discharged
(within the last 24 hours)
1606
Deaths63
*patients that are currently being cared for as COVID-positive

 

This page last updated Sep 24, 2021 5:30pm PDT