It’s looking bad, folks. We are now above the Delta-level of hospitalizations (and above the Delta-level of COVID-19 in wastewater, too).
As of 5 Oct, the BC CDC situation report says that in the week ending on 30 Sept there were: +877 reported cases, +228 hospital admissions, +25 ICU admissions, +24 thirty-day all-cause deaths*.
In the week ending 23 Sept, there were: +748 reported cases, +249 hospital admissions, +33 ICU admissions, +28 all-cause deaths*.
In the week ending 16 Sept, there were: +639 reported cases, +244 hospital admissions, +27 ICU admissions, +33 all-cause deaths*.
In the week ending 9 Sept, there were: +425 reported cases, +198 hospital admissions, +30 ICU admissions, +22 all-cause deaths*.
For comparison, in the previous update, it said that in the week ending on 2 Sept there were: +447 reported cases, +119 hospital admissions, +17 ICU admissions, +12 thirty-day all-cause deaths*.
In the week ending 26 Aug, there were: +366 reported cases, +136 hospital admissions, +17 ICU admissions, +10 all-cause deaths*.
*All-cause deaths in people who had a positive COVID-19 test in the prior 30 days, that is.
There were 422 people in hospital with COVID-19 on 5 October.
From Jeff’s spreadsheet:
From the BC CDC Genomic Surveillance web page:
From the BC CDC Situation Report updated 5 October: