2021-10-15 BC

Transparency This article says that a news organization has been trying to get information about hospital outbreaks, but has been stonewalled in various ways. Mitigation Measures This article says that there is a new Order telling health care providers in private practice, but it doesn’t give a due date. Statistics +667 cases, +13 deaths, +10,042… Continue reading 2021-10-15 BC

2021-10-14 BC

Mitigation Measures Dr. H announced new restrictions for Northern Health, which is kind of in the shitter: Indoor personal gatherings are limited to your household plus 5 visitors or one other household, and all must be fully vaxxed. Outdoor personal gatherings are limited to 50 fully vaxxed people. A COVID-19 safety plan is required for:… Continue reading 2021-10-14 BC

2021-10-13 BC

Transmission This article says that 92 people were infected in a Site C outbreak. Assholes This article says that a guy glued a door shut at a vaccine clinic on Vancouver Island. Statistics +605 cases, +4 deaths, +8,474 first doses, +5,443 second doses. Currently 374 in hospital / 153 in ICU, 5,172 active cases, 187,564… Continue reading 2021-10-13 BC

2021-10-12 BC

Conflict This article says that the guy who ran the SARS inquiry says we should have an inquiry to how well BC has handled COVID-19. Press Briefing I only caught a part of the press briefing; this article has a nice summary. Things are bad in Northern Health. They’ve now airlifted 55 people out of… Continue reading 2021-10-12 BC

2021-10-08 BC

Vaccines This press release says that TransLink is mandating vaccines for its employees. They have until 29 Nov to get vaxxed. Statistics Today: +743 cases, +5 deaths, +9,573 first doses, +6,571 second doses. Currently 360 in hospital / 137 in ICU, 5,969 active cases, 184,121 recovered. first doses second doses of adults 89.1% 83.0% of… Continue reading 2021-10-08 BC

2021-10-07 BC

Seroprevalence This article says that the number of cases in young people is probably two or three times higher than the official statistics. Statistics +624 cases, +4 deaths, +5,216 first doses, +7,022 second doses. Currently 373 in hospital / 132 in ICU, 5,929 active cases, 183,406 recovered. first doses second doses of adults 89.0% 82.8%… Continue reading 2021-10-07 BC

2021-10-06 BC

Statistics Today: +752 cases, +9 deaths, +5,521 first doses, +8,336 second doses. Currently 350 in hospital / 136 in ICU, 5,945 active cases, 182,786 recovered. first doses second doses of adults 88.9% 82.7% of over-12s 88.4% 81.9% of all BCers 80.6% 74.5% Charts

2021-10-05 BC

Press Briefing At today’s press briefing, Dr. Henry and/or Minister Dix said: Moar boosters! They are expanding the booster program to the clinically extremely vulnerable. Dr.H rattled off a long list of conditions which would make you eligible, including but not limited to solid organ transplant, getting chemo or radiation, genetically immunocompromised, taking certain immunosuppressants,… Continue reading 2021-10-05 BC

2021-10-04 BC

Statistics Fri/Sat: +617 casesSat/Sun: +707 casesSun/Mon: +662 cases Over the weekend, +10 deaths, average +4,169 first doses, average +6,226 second doses. Currently 326 in hospital / 142 in ICU, 5,986 active cases, 181,304 recovered. first doses second doses of adults 88.7% 82.3% of over-12s 88.2% 81.6% of all BCers 80.4% 74.2% Charts

2021-10-01 BC

Assholes This article says that three men were arrested for not only not wearing masks on BC Ferries, but threatening to fight other passengers who asked them to wear masks. Transmission This study in BC covering 13 September 2020 through 19 Feb 2021 says public health orders caused an immediate drop in contact rates and,… Continue reading 2021-10-01 BC