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Province of British Columbia
INFORMATION BULLETIN
For Immediate Release
2022HLTH0008-000029
Jan. 10, 2022
Ministry of Health
COVID-19 pandemic update

VICTORIA – As of Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, 88.7% (4,423,328) of eligible people five and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 83.2% (4,145,023) have received their second dose.

In addition, 92.2% (4,271,751) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, 89.4% (4,144,682) received their second dose and 25.8% (1,197,440) have received a third dose.

Also, 92.5% (4,001,930) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose, 89.9% (3,887,908) received their second dose and 27.7% (1,196,380) have received a third dose.

Over a three-day period, B.C. is reporting 6,966 new cases of COVID-19, including four epi-linked cases, for a total of 283,841 cases in the province:

  • Jan. 7-8: 2,573 new cases
  • Jan. 8-9: 2,287 new cases
  • Jan. 9-10: 2,106 new cases

There are 34,551 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 243,953 people who tested positive have recovered. Of the active cases, 431 individuals are in hospital and 95 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

The new/active cases include:

  • 2,672 new cases in Fraser Health
    • Total active cases: 15,491
  • 1,067 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health
    • Total active cases: 9,996
  • 1,393 new cases in Interior Health
    • Total active cases: 4,102
  • 584 new cases in Northern Health
    • Total active cases: 1,139
  • 1,249 new cases in Island Health
    • Total active cases: 3,821
  • one new case of a person who resides outside of Canada
    • Total active cases: two

In the past 72 hours, seven new deaths have been reported, for an overall total of 2,446.

The new deaths include:

  • Fraser Health: three
  • Vancouver Coastal Health: three
  • Northern Health: one

There have been seven new health-care facility outbreaks at Morgan Place, Maple Ridge Seniors Village, Dania Home, Amica White Rock (Fraser Health), German Canadian Benevolent Society Home, Crofton Manor (Vancouver Coastal Health) and Sun Pointe Village (Interior Health). The outbreaks at Guildford Seniors Village (Fraser Health) and Victoria General Hospital (Island Health) have been declared over, for a total of 43 facilities with ongoing outbreaks, including:

  • long-term care:
    • The Oxford Senior Care Home, Fort Langley Seniors Community, AgeCare Harmony Court, New Vista Care Centre, Chartwell Langley Gardens, Chartwell Carlton Gardens, Chartwell Crescent Gardens, The Residence in Mission, Czorny Alzheimer Centre, Hawthorne Lodge, George Derby Centre, White Rock Seniors Village, CareLife Fleetwood, Evergreen Baptist Care Society, Hilton Villa Seniors Community, Kinsmen Lodge, Kiwanis Care Centre, Peace Arch Hospital Foundation Lodge, Morgan Place, Maple Ridge Seniors Village, Dania Home, Amica White Rock (Fraser Health);
    • Kopernik Lodge, Fraserview Retirement Community, Lakeview Care Centre, St. Vincent’s Langara, German Canadian Benevolent Society Home, Crofton Manor (Vancouver Coastal Health);
    • Ridgeview Lodge, Mount Cartier Court, Sun Pointe Village (Interior Health);
    • Amica Douglas House, Aberdeen Hospital, Eden Gardens, Glenwarren Lodge, Kiwanis Village Lodge, Selkirk Seniors Village and Clover Point Care (Island Health)
  • acute care:
    • Mission Memorial Hospital, Surrey Memorial Hospital, Eagle Ridge Hospital and Royal Columbian Hospital (Fraser Health)
  • assisted or independent living:
    • The Waverly Seniors Village (Fraser Health)

From Dec. 31 to Jan. 6, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 17.8% of cases. From Dec. 24 to Jan. 6, they accounted for 38.8% of hospitalizations.

Past week cases (Dec. 31 to Jan. 6) - Total 21,845

  • Not vaccinated: 3,291 (15.1%)
  • Partially vaccinated: 598 (2.7%)
  • Fully vaccinated: 17,956 (82.2%)

Past two weeks cases hospitalized (Dec. 24 to Jan. 6) - Total 404

  • Not vaccinated: 144 (35.6%)
  • Partially vaccinated: 13 (3.2%)
  • Fully vaccinated: 247 (61.1%)

Past week, cases per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Dec. 31 to Jan. 6)

  • Not vaccinated: 482.7
  • Partially vaccinated: 201.8
  • Fully vaccinated: 390.4

Past two weeks, cases hospitalized per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (Dec. 24 to Jan. 6)

  • Not vaccinated: 35.5
  • Partially vaccinated: 10.2
  • Fully vaccinated: 5.3

Since December 2020, the Province has administered 9,728,199 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Pfizer Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines.

Learn More:

For the weekly update on variants of concern, visit: http://www.bccdc.ca/Health-Info-Site/Documents/VoC/VoC_Weekly_20220107.pdf

For information on booster doses, visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/vaccine/booster

For the Dec. 21, 2021, announcement on additional COVID-19 measures, visit: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2021HLTH0234-002431

For the Dec. 21, 2021, PowerPoint presentation on COVID-19 updated measures, boosters and rapid antigen testing in B.C., visit: https://news.gov.bc.ca/files/CovidMeasures.pdf

For the Dec. 17, 2021, announcement on new COVID-19 measures, visit: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2021HLTH0230-002414

For the Nov. 23, 2021, announcement on COVID-19 pediatric vaccine for children aged 5-11, visit: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2021HLTH0209-002245

To learn more about COVID-19 vaccines for children: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/vaccine/children

For information on a third dose for people who are moderately to severely immunocompromised, visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/vaccine/register#immunocompromised

As they become available, information on school outbreaks will be posted online: www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/public-exposures

For surgical renewal commitment progress reports, visit:

To learn about how B.C. counts its daily COVID-19 cases in hospitals, visit: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2021HLTH0058-001844

To learn about the BC Vaccine Card and how to access yours, visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/vaccinecard.html

For the Aug. 12, 2021, announcement on mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations for long-term care workers, visit: https://news.gov.bc.ca/25143

For information on breakthrough cases, see the BCCDC weekly data summary: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/data#summary

Detailed data is posted daily on the BCCDC dashboard: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/data 
Or: www.bccdc.ca

To register to be immunized or to learn about getting your second dose, visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/vaccine/register 
Or https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/vaccine/dose-2

For the provincial health officer’s orders and guidance, visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/health/about-bc-s-health-care-system/office-of-the-provincial-health-officer/current-health-topics/covid-19-novel-coronavirus

For guidance on restrictions, visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/emergency-preparedness-response-recovery/covid-19-provincial-support/restrictions

The latest updates, including case counts, prevention, risks and to find a testing centre near you: http://www.bccdc.ca/ or follow @CDCofBC on Twitter.

For COVID-19 exposure events, updates and information, visit:

 
Contact:
 
Ministry of Health
Communications
250 952-1887 (media line)
 

 
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