724+545+442 new cases of COVID-19 and 16 new deaths, 14 in Interior Health, since Friday in B.C.

OVER a three-day period, B.C. is reporting 1,711 new cases of COVID-19, including three epi-linked cases, for a total of 160,630 cases in the province:

* August 20-21: 724 new cases

* August 21-22: 545 new cases

* August 22-23: 442 new cases

In the past 72 hours, 16 new deaths have been reported, and the total number of deaths in B.C. now total 1,801.

The new deaths include:

* Fraser Health: one

* Interior Health: 14 (note: this includes updated reporting of deaths from Aug. 1)

* Island Health: one

As of Monday, 83.2% (3,856,248) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. had received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 74.9% (3,473,215) had received their second dose.

In addition, 84.0% (3,631,656) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 76.1% (3,292,549) received their second dose.

Since December 2020, the Province has administered 7,336,798 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines.

There are 5,056 active cases of COVID-19 in the province and 153,627 people who tested positive have recovered. Of the active cases, 133 individuals are in hospital and 80 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

The new/active cases include:

* 419 new cases in Fraser Health
* Total active cases: 1,194

* 290 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health
* Total active cases: 1,223

* 768 new cases in Interior Health
* Total active cases: 1,930

* 100 new cases in Northern Health
* Total active cases: 298

* 133 new cases in Island Health
* Total active cases: 401

* one new case of a person who resides outside of Canada
* Total active cases: 10

There have been three new health-care facility outbreaks: Peace Arch Hospital (Fraser Health), Sun Pointe Village and Hardy View Lodge (Interior Health). The outbreak at Evergreen Baptist Care Society (Fraser Health) has been declared over.

There is a total of 13 active outbreaks, including:

* long-term care: Heritage Village, and Kin Village West Court (Fraser Health), Village at Mill Creek – second floor, Nelson Jubilee Manor, Kootenay Street Village, Cottonwoods Care Centre, and Brookhaven Care Centre (Interior Health)

* acute care: Peace Arch Hospital (Fraser Health)

* assisted or independent living: Nicola Meadows, Hawthorn Park, David Lloyd, Sun Pointe Village and Hardy View Lodge (Interior Health)

From August 10-17, fully vaccinated individuals accounted for 13% of cases and 11% of hospitalizations.

Cases (August 11-17):
Unvaccinated: 2,620 (71%)
Partially vaccinated: 583 (16%)
Fully vaccinated: 498 (13%)

Hospitalizations (August 10-16):
Unvaccinated: 95 (84%)
Partially vaccinated: six (5%)
Fully vaccinated: 12 (11%)