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COVID-19: B.C. sees 357 new cases Friday; 23 in Northern Health region

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.

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