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Province of British Columbia
For Immediate Release
April 1, 2022
Ministry of Health
COVID-19 pandemic update

VICTORIA – As of Friday, April 1, 2022, 90.9% (4,529,134) of eligible people five and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 87.4% (4,354,416) have received their second dose.

In addition, 93.5% (4,332,566) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, 91.1% (4,221,814) received their second dose and 57.6% (2,669,446) have received a third dose.

Also, 93.8% (4,057,469) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose, 91.5% (3,956,975) received their second dose and 59.3% (2,566,457) have received a third dose.

B.C. is reporting 357 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 356,858 cases in the province.

Note: The numbers of new and total cases are provisional due to a delayed data refresh.

The new cases include:

  • Fraser Health: 97
  • Vancouver Coastal Health: 82
  • Interior Health: 103
  • Northern Health: 23
  • Island Health: 52
  • People who reside outside of Canada: zero

There are 274 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19 and 35 are in intensive care.

In the past 24 hours, four new deaths have been reported, for an overall total of 3,002.

The new deaths include:

  • Fraser Health: one
  • Interior Health: one
  • Island Health: two

There have been no new health-care facility outbreaks, for a total of nine facilities with ongoing outbreaks, including:

  • long-term care:
    • Monahsee Mews and Parkview Place (Interior Health)
    • The Heights at Mt. View, Selkirk Seniors Village, Amica Douglas House, Acacia Ty Mawr, Sunridge Place Seniors and Ayre Manor (Island Health)
  • acute care:
    • Surrey Memorial Hospital (Fraser Health)
  • assisted or independent living:
    • none

From March 24-30, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 18% of cases.
From March 17-30, they accounted for 20.9% of hospitalizations.

Past week cases (March 24-30) - Total 1,608

  • Not vaccinated: 261 (16.3%)
  • Partially vaccinated: 28 (1.7%)
  • Fully vaccinated: 1,319 (82%)

Past two weeks cases hospitalized (March 17-30) - Total 382

  • Not vaccinated: 67 (17.5%)
  • Partially vaccinated: 13 (3.4%)
  • Fully vaccinated: 302 (79.1%)

Past week, cases per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (March 24-30)

  • Not vaccinated: 73.4
  • Partially vaccinated: 19.3
  • Fully vaccinated: 28.5

Past two weeks, cases hospitalized per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (March 17-30)

  • Not vaccinated: 20.6
  • Partially vaccinated: 12.5
  • Fully vaccinated: 6.4

Since December 2020, the Province has administered 11,495,364 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Pfizer Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines.

Learn More:

For rapid tests for people 18+ at pharmacies, visit:

For the March 10, 2022, announcement on lifting COVID-19 restrictions, visit:

For information on when to get a COVID-19 test:

For information on COVID-19 treatments including Paxlovid:

For information on booster doses, visit:

To learn more about COVID-19 vaccines for children:

For information on a third dose for people who are moderately to severely immunocompromised, visit:

To learn about how B.C. counts its daily COVID-19 cases in hospitals, visit:

To learn about the BC Vaccine Card and how to access yours, visit:

Detailed data is posted daily on the BCCDC dashboard: or:

For the provincial health officer’s orders and guidance, visit:

For guidance on restrictions, visit:

The latest updates, including case counts, prevention, risks and to find a testing centre near you: 
Or follow @CDCofBC on Twitter.

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