2024-02-09 BC

Everything looks stable, or perhaps “becalmed” is a better word. Unchanging. Static. Not getting worse fast, not getting better fast. (Keep your mask on!)

Other Respiratory Illness

There was slight downtick in respiratory illnesses, both in BC and in the US. From the BC CDC Viral Pathogen dashboard:

From the US CDC’s FluView Dashboard:

Statistics

As of 8 Feb, the BC CDC situation report says that in the week ending on 3 Feb there were: +437 reported cases, +107 hospital admissions, +22 ICU admissions, and +11 thirty-day all-cause deaths*.

In the week ending 27 Jan, they now report that there were +503 reported cases, +115 hospital admissions, +18 ICU admissions, and +25 thirty-day all-cause deaths*.

For comparison, in the previous update (2024-01-01) they reported that for the week ending on 27 Jan there were: +494 reported cases, +102 hospital admissions, +16 ICU admissions, and +14 thirty-day all-cause deaths*.

*All-cause deaths in people who had a positive COVID-19 test in the prior 30 days, that is.

There were 165 people in hospital and 15 in critical care with COVID-19 on 8 February.

Charts

From the BC CDC Situation Report:


From Jeff’s wastewater spreadsheet: