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B.C. reports COVID-19 data from July 24 to 30

By Richmond Sentinel

Published 3:51 PDT, Thu August 4, 2022

In the past week (July 24 to 30) there were 983 new COVID-19 cases reported in B.C., bringing the overall total to 379,274 since the pandemic began.

Of the new cases, 231 were in the Vancouver Coastal Health region (including Richmond), 379 in the Fraser Health region, 152 in the Island Health region, 164 in the Interior Health region, and 57 in the Northern Health region.

As of today, there are 410 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in B.C., 38 of whom are in critical care.

There were 242 new hospital admissions in the past week (July 24 to 30). Of those, 59 were in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, 97 in the Fraser Health region, 47 in the Island Health region, 33 in the Interior Health region, and six in the Northern Health region. According to the B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) report, these numbers are expected to increase as data become more complete.

The number of COVID-19 admissions in the previous week (July 17 to 23) increased to 281 from the 222 originally reported last week.

There were 35 new critical care admissions in the past week (July 24 to 30). Of those, six were in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, 17 in the Fraser Health region, five in the Island Health region, seven in the Interior Health region, and none in the Northern Health region. According to the B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) report, these numbers are expected to increase as data become more complete.

The number of critical care admissions in the previous week (July 17 to 23) increased to 45 from the 39 originally reported last week.

The 30-day all-cause mortality report, which includes COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 related deaths occurring within 30 days from a positive lab result, indicates there were 28 deaths between July 24 and 30. 

Of those who died, four lived in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, 12 in the Fraser Health region, seven in the Island Health region, three in the Interior Health region, and two in the Northern Health region. According to the B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) report, these numbers are expected to increase as data become more complete.

The number of COVID-19 deaths in the previous week (July 17 to 23) increased to 32 from the 29 originally reported last week. Deaths the previous week (July 10 to 16) increased by one to 40.

Locally, the latest data from the BCCDC indicates that there were 36 cases in Richmond last week (July 24 to 30), up from 30 the previous week (July 17 to 23).

For more information and data, visit the BCCDC website: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/data.

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