2021-05-03 BC

Vaccinations This article reports that there have been 618 cases of COVID among people more than two weeks after they got their first dose (most of whom had not gotten their second dose). That’s 0.14% of vaccinated people. 18 people died, most of them over 80. Vaccines are good, but not perfect. Events It’s not… Continue reading 2021-05-03 BC

2021-04-30 BC

I’m not sure I made it obvious enough in the last post, so I’m going to say it directly. The province wants people to register so that they will know how much vax is going to be needed where and to help them plan when to move the age limit down. A more efficient vax… Continue reading 2021-04-30 BC

2021-04-23 BC

Measures Today, Minister Farnsworth issued new Orders designed to reduce the spread of COVID-19. For the next five weeks, people doing non-essential travel between regions will fined $575. The regions are: Fraser Health and Vancouver Coastal Authorities Northern and Interior Health Authorities Vancouver Island Health Authority One of my friends pointed out that this is… Continue reading 2021-04-23 BC

2021-04-21 BC

Vaccinations There was some confusion in the pharmacies about whether eligibility was based on age or year-of-birth. For example, if you turn 40 in November 2021, are you eligible? It’s year-of-birth, so yes. Apparently there have been 39 cases of the B.1.617 (Indian) variant in BC as of April 4. Not much is known about… Continue reading 2021-04-21 BC

2021-04-15 BC

Panic!!! There is a group of people calling themselves the BC Modelling Group which released a presentation yesterday. They are quite alarmed by the rise of the VOCs, and foresee an explosion of cases. There is also a guy Eric Feigl-Ding who has also been sounding the alarm about the levels of P.1 in BC,… Continue reading 2021-04-15 BC

2021-04-14 BC

Vaccinations The province did a whole-of-community vaccination of Prince Rupert, and we can now see the results: that vaccinations work! Here’s a graph that Justin McElroy made: Note that the line hasn’t even bottomed out. This reminds me of a graph Dr. Henry showed in 11 March 2021 presentation which showed that it took about… Continue reading 2021-04-14 BC

2021-04-13 BC

Measures The BC Restaurant says that Minister Dix told them that in-restaurant dining would continue to be prohibited through to May. Statistics The case count is lower today, which looks extremely encouraging, except there’s a note saying that these numbers are only provisional because of *sigh* a problem with their data system. So wait before… Continue reading 2021-04-13 BC