457 new cases of COVID-19 and two more deaths in B.C.

B.C. is reporting 457 new cases of COVID-19, including 12 epi-linked cases, for a total of 202,973 cases in the province.

In the past 24 hours, two new deaths have been reported: one each in the Fraser Health and Northern Health regions, for an overall total of 2,131.

As of Tuesday, 89.6% (4,155,181) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. had received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 84.5% (3,918,385) had received their second dose.

In addition, 90.1% (3,896,273) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 85.2% (3,683,380) have received their second dose.

Since December 2020, the Province has administered 8,171,136 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines.

There are 4,829 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 195,646 people who tested positive have recovered. Of the active cases, 390 individuals are in hospital and 155 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

(Note: Intensive care numbers are a subset of the total in hospital. They are not in addition to the number of people in hospital.)

The new/active cases include:

* 176 new cases in Fraser Health
* Total active cases: 2,002

* 61 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health
* Total active cases: 670

* 83 new cases in Interior Health
* Total active cases: 642

* 82 new cases in Northern Health
* Total active cases: 877

* 55 new cases in Island Health
* Total active cases: 579

* no new cases of people who reside outside of Canada
* Total active cases: 59

There have been no new health-care facility outbreaks. The outbreak at Evergreen Manor (Fraser Health) has been declared over.

There is a total of 28 active outbreaks, including:

* long-term care:
– Willingdon Care Centre, Westminster House, Magnolia Gardens, Manoah Manor, Cherington Place, West Shore Laylum, Queens Park Care Centre, Heritage Village, and Valleyhaven Retirement Community (Fraser Health);

– Amica Lions Gate, and Amica Edgemont (Vancouver Coastal Health);

– Cottonwoods Care Centre, Overlander, Village by the Station, Haven Hill Retirement Centre, and Deni House (Interior Health); and

– Wrinch Memorial Hospital (Northern Health).

* acute care:
– Mission Memorial Hospital, and Chilliwack General Hospital (Fraser Health);

– University Hospital of Northern BC, GR Baker Memorial Hospital and Bulkley Valley District Hospital (Northern Health).

* assisted or independent living:
– Sunset Manor, Menno Terrace West, The Emerald at Elim Village, Swedish Assisted Living Residence, Harrison Pointe and Norman Manor (Fraser Health).

From October 18-24, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 64.1% of cases.
From October 11-24, they accounted for 76.2% of hospitalizations.