867 new cases of COVID-19 and three new deaths in B.C.

B.C. is reporting 867 new cases of COVID-19, including four epi-linked cases, for a total of 163,560 cases in the province.

In the past 24 hours, three new deaths (Interior Health) have been reported. The total number of deaths in B.C. now stands at 1,807.

As of Friday, 83.9% (3,886,952) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. had received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 75.8% (3,514,485) had received their second dose.

In addition, 84.6% (3,657,914) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 76.9% (3,326,997) received their second dose.

Since December 2020, the Province has administered 7,408,715 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines.

There are 5,657 active cases of COVID-19 in the province and 155,928 people who tested positive have recovered. Of the active cases, 159 individuals are in hospital and 84 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

The new/active cases include:

* 228 new cases in Fraser Health
* Total active cases: 1,377

* 165 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health
* Total active cases: 1,132

* 350 new cases in Interior Health
* Total active cases: 2,190

* 61 new cases in Northern Health
* Total active cases: 393

* 63 new cases in Island Health
* Total active cases: 555

* no new cases of people who reside outside of Canada
* Total active cases: 10

There have been no new health-care facility outbreaks.

There are 14 active outbreaks, including:

* long-term care: Heritage Village (Fraser Health), Brock Fahrni (Vancouver Coastal Health), Village at Mill Creek – second floor, Nelson Jubilee Manor, Kootenay Street Village, Cottonwoods Care Centre, Brookhaven Care Centre and Spring Valley Care Centre (Interior Health)

* acute care: Peace Arch Hospital (Fraser Health)

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

From August 12-25, people not fully vaccinated accounted for 82% of cases and 85.9% of hospitalizations.

Past week cases (August 19-25) – Total 4,368

* Not vaccinated: 3,116 (71.3%)

* Partially vaccinated: 467 (10.7%)

* Fully vaccinated: 785 (18%)

Past two weeks cases hospitalized (August 12-25) – Total 213

* Not vaccinated: 169 (79.3%)

* Partially vaccinated: 14 (6.6%)

* Fully vaccinated: 30 (14.1%)

Past week, cases per 100,000 population (August 19-25)

* Not vaccinated: 199

* Partially vaccinated 105.7

* Fully vaccinated: 24.9



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