COVID-19 Staff Update: February 9, 2021
“We have an exciting journey ahead of us and I am truly delighted we are able to make this important next step. I hope as we continue to battle the current COVID-19 pandemic as well as the opioid overdose health emergency, this exciting news gives you hope and inspiration for the future.”
- Fiona Dalton, President and CEO, on the New St. Paul's milestone
Please note: Numbers are updated on weekdays at 5 p.m.
|New Cases||Today's Total Cases||Cumulative Total|
|BC||Total||469||4,305||71,856 (66,167 recovered)|
(within the last 24 hours)
|*patients that are currently being cared for as COVID-positive|
Update on new and existing COVID-19 cases for February 9:
- Today we are reporting 435 new cases including 13 epi-linked cases, for a total of 71,387 cases in British Columbia.
- New cases by health authority region:
- VCH – 107
- Fraser Health – 221
- Island Health - 23
- Interior Health - 47
- Northern Health - 37
- Currently, 6,879 people are under active public health monitoring as a result of identified exposure to known cases.
- To date, 155,585 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in B.C., 12,802 of which are second doses. Immunization data is available on the COVID-19 dashboard at: www.bccdc.ca
- Today, the latest COVID-19 modelling data was shared and can be found here.
- Read Monday’s joint statement on BC's COVID-19 response.
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