As of Monday, April 4, 2022, 90.9% (4,529,623) of eligible people five and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 87.4% (4,357,946) have received their second dose.
In addition, 93.5% (4,332,849) of eligible people 12 and older have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, 91.1% (4,222,535) received their second dose and 57.7% (2,675,686) have received a third dose.
Also, 93.8% (4,057,726) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose, 91.5% (3,957,573) received their second dose and 59.5% (2,571,726) have received a third dose.
Over a three-day period, B.C. is reporting 728 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 357,500 cases in the province:
- April 1-2: 274 new cases
- April 2-3: 199 new cases
- April 3-4: 255 new cases
Note: The numbers of total and new cases are provisional and will be updated when verified in the weekly report starting Thursday, April 7, 2022.
The new cases include:
- Fraser Health: 218
- Vancouver Coastal Health: 151
- Interior Health: 168
- Northern Health: 36
- Island Health: 154
- People who reside outside of Canada: one
There are 321 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19 and 36 are in intensive care.
Note: An update on number of deaths related to COVID-19 will be provided on Thursday, April 7, 2022.
There has been one new health-care facility outbreak at Burnaby Hospital (Fraser Health), for a total of 10 facilities with ongoing outbreaks, including:
- long-term care:
- Monashee 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 and Burnaby Hospital (Fraser Health)
- assisted or independent living:
From March 25-31, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 18.6% of cases. From March 18-31, they accounted for 20% of hospitalizations.
Past week cases (March 25-31) - Total 1,682
- Not vaccinated: 282 (16.8%)
- Partially vaccinated: 31 (1.8%)
- Fully vaccinated: 1,369 (81.4%)
Past two weeks cases hospitalized (March 18-31) - Total 396
- Not vaccinated: 66 (16.7%)
- Partially vaccinated: 13 (3.3%)
- Fully vaccinated: 317 (80.1%)
Past week, cases per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (March 25-31)
- Not vaccinated: 77.6
- Partially vaccinated: 21.1
- Fully vaccinated: 29.7
Past two weeks, cases hospitalized per 100,000 population after adjusting for age (March 18-31)
- Not vaccinated: 19.6
- Partially vaccinated: 12.4
- Fully vaccinated: 6.7
Since December 2020, the Province has administered 11,506,019 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Pfizer Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines.
For rapid tests for people 18+ at pharmacies, visit: http://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2022HLTH0095-000409
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.