Buried in this article is the news that Dr. Henry is taking a 3-month vacation, which is why she wasn’t at last week’s press conference. She’s not dead and she didn’t get fired.
This week’s BC CDC weekly report (dated 13 July) said that the week ending on 9 July there were: +973 cases, +211 hospital admissions, +22 all-cause deaths.
This week’s report said that the previous week (ending on 2 June) there were: +765 cases, +220 hospital admissions, +34 all-cause deaths.
Last week’s BC CDC weekly report (dated 2 July) said that the week ending on 2 July there were: +765 cases, +172 hospital admissions, +24 all-cause deaths.
Last week’s report said that the previous week (ending on 25 June) there were: +620 cases, +209 hospital admissions, +33 all-cause deaths.
From the BC CDC VOC Report:
They are finally giving some info about BA.4/5:
I do not know anything about the XAC lineage except that it is mostly seen in Canada, appears to be a recombination of BA.1 and BA.2, and it was first sequenced on 11 Jan 2022.