As of Tuesday, March 22, 2022, 90.8% (4,525,621) of eligible people five and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 87.1% (4,339,973) have received their second dose.
In addition, 93.4% (4,329,816) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, 91.0% (4,217,052) received their second dose and 57.1% (2,646,447) have received a third dose.
Also, 93.8% (4,054,932) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose, 91.4% (3,952,848) received their second dose and 58.9% (2,547,329) have received a third dose.
B.C. is reporting 259 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 354,343 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: 47
- Vancouver Coastal Health: 63
- Interior Health: 76
- Northern Health: 23
- Island Health: 50
- People who reside outside of Canada: zero
There are 254 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19 and 48 are in intensive care.
In the past 24 hours, no new deaths have been reported, for an overall total of 2,974.
There have been no new health-care facility outbreaks. The outbreaks at Ponderosa (Interior Health), Berwick House Gordon Head and Luther Court (Island Health) have been declared over, for a total of five facilities with ongoing outbreaks, including:
- long-term care:
- Hillside Village (Interior Health)
- The Heights at Mt. View, Yucalta Lodge and Selkirk Seniors Village (Island Health)
- acute care:
- Surrey Memorial Hospital (Fraser Health)
- assisted or independent living:
From March 14-20, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 16.2% of cases. From March 7-20, they accounted for 26.2% of hospitalizations.
Past week cases (March 14-20) - Total 1,403
- Not vaccinated: 202 (14.4%)
- Partially vaccinated: 25 (1.8%)
- Fully vaccinated: 1,176 (83.8%)
Past two weeks cases hospitalized (March 7-20) - Total 344
- Not vaccinated: 80 (23.3%)
- Partially vaccinated: 10 (2.9%)
- Fully vaccinated: 254 (73.8%)
Past week, cases per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (March 14-20)
- Not vaccinated: 58.0
- Partially vaccinated: 16.8
- Fully vaccinated: 25.2
Past two weeks, cases hospitalized per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (March 7-20
- Not vaccinated: 22.5
- Partially vaccinated: 9.1
- Fully vaccinated: 5.4
Since December 2020, the Province has administered 11,453,778 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Pfizer Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines.
For rapid tests for people 30+ at pharmacies, visit: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2022HLTH0091-000387
For the March 10, 2022, announcement on lifting COVID-19 restrictions, visit: https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2022HLTH0081-000324
For information on when to get a COVID-19 test: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/testing/when-to-get-a-covid-19-test
For information on COVID-19 treatments including Paxlovid: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/about-covid-19/treatments
For information on booster doses, visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/vaccine/booster
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
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
Detailed data is posted daily on the BCCDC dashboard: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/data or: www.bccdc.ca
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.