2022-03-22/23 BC


The province announced today that everyone over 18 can pick up RATs at pharmacies.

Mitigation Measures

This article says that BC is undercounting long term care home outbreaks by just not calling them outbreaks.

This article says that the province has spent $27M at private health clinics to draw down the backlog of surgical cases.


  • Mon/Tue: +259 cases / +0 deaths, +278 first doses, +2,506 second doses, +2,724 other doses. 254 in hospital / 48 in ICU.
  • Tue/Wed: +269 cases, +8 deaths, +423 first doses, +1,499 second doses, +2,433 other doses. Currently 258 in hospital / 49 in ICU.
first dosessecond dosesthird doses
of adults93.8%91.4%58.9%
of over-12s93.4%91.0%57.1%
of over-5s90.8%87.1%*
of all BCians89.9%86.3%53.0%


From this Twitter thread:

Chart shows weekly totals of people with COVID-19 admitted to hospital and ICU in B.C. Jan. 3, 2021 to March 12, 2022.
Chart shows daily COVID-19 hospitalizations in B.C. and a seven-day average. 
Dec. 17, 2021 to March 23, 2022.