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B.C. reports COVID-19 data from Nov. 13 to 19

By Richmond Sentinel

Published 1:39 PST, Thu November 24, 2022

Last Updated: 3:47 PST, Thu November 24, 2022

In the past week (Nov. 13 to 19) there were 498 new COVID-19 cases reported in B.C., bringing the overall total to 389,479 since the pandemic began.

Of the new cases, 125 were in the Vancouver Coastal Health region (including Richmond), 147 in the Fraser Health region, 96 in the Island Health region, 97 in the Interior Health region, and 33 in the Northern Health region.

The number of reported new cases the previous week (Nov. 6 to 12) decreased by three to 484.

As of today, there are 328 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in B.C., 37 of whom are in critical care.

There were 144 new hospital admissions in the past week (Nov. 13 to 19). Of those, 43 were in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, 49 in the Fraser Health region, 22 in the Island Health region, 21 in the Interior Health region, and nine 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 (Nov. 6 to 12) increased to 189 from the 144 originally reported last week.

There were 23 new critical care admissions in the past week (Nov. 13 to 19). Of those, five were in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, 10 in the Fraser Health region, two in the Island Health region, three in the Interior Health region, and three 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 (Nov. 6 to 12) increased to 36 from the 33 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 21 deaths between Nov. 13 and 19. 

Of those who died, five lived in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, three in the Fraser Health region, six in the Island Health region, five 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 (Nov. 6 to 12) increased to 41 from the 30 originally reported last week. Deaths the previous week (Oct. 30 to Nov. 5) increased by two to 42.

For more information and data, visit bccdc.ca/health-professionals/data-reports/respiratory-diseases.

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