This article reports that bike riders hospitalized because of accidents went up ~25% in the first year of the pandemic, despite all-hospitalizations-from-accidents going down slightly and car traffic decreasing by 25%. (Bicycle traffic increased by 48%, so some of the increase in accidents could certainly be from more bikes on the road as opposed to more careless drivers.)
This paper says that closing the border led to about a 10x drop in importation of new sublineages.
As of Tuesday 2 August, kids over six months old can get vaccinated. Here’s info on how.
This week’s BC CDC weekly report said that in the week ending on 30 July there were: +983 cases, +242 hospital admissions, +35 ICU admissions, +28 all-cause deaths.
This week’s report said that the previous week (data through 23 July) there were: +921 cases, +281 hospital admissions, +45 ICU admissions, +32 all-cause deaths.
Last week’s BC CDC weekly report (with data through 23 July) said that in the week ending on 23 July there were: +921 cases, +222 hospital admissions, +39 ICU admissions, +29 all-cause deaths.
Last week’s report said that the previous week (data through 16 July) there were: +1,043 cases, +293 hospital admissions, +36 ICU admissions, +39 all-cause deaths.
The BC CDC dashboard says that there are 410 in hospital / 38 in ICU as of 4 August 2022.
From the BC CDC VOC report: