week ending 2022-09-22 BC

Statistics This week’s BC CDC weekly report said that in the week ending on 17 September August there were: +637 cases, +155 hospital admissions, +27 ICU admissions, +22 all-cause deaths. This week’s report said that the previous week (data through 10 September) there were: +574 cases, +180 hospital admissions, +31 ICU admissions, +26 all-cause deaths. Last week’s… Continue reading week ending 2022-09-22 BC

week ending 2022-09-15 BC

Transmission This article (referring to this preprint) says that 70-80% of Lower Mainland kids, 60-70% of adults 20-59, and 40% of the over-60s have had COVID-19 infections. The report also mentioned that the province under-reported case counts by 92x (which is very very close to what the BC COVID-19 Modelling group estimated in its last… Continue reading week ending 2022-09-15 BC

week ending 2022-09-01 BC

Vaccines This article reports that the province expects most residents will start getting the BA.1 boosters starting in October. Note that the wording was “most residents”. There is a small amount of this vax which is going to show up in-country tomorrow, and if it is distributed proportionate to population, BC should get about 100K… Continue reading week ending 2022-09-01 BC

week ending 2022-08-25 BC

Mitigation Measures This article reports that civil jury trials in BC will resume on 8 October 2022. (Criminal jury trials had continued throughout the pandemic, with various mitigation measures in place.) Statistics This week’s BC CDC weekly report said that in the week ending on 20 Aug there were: +737 cases, +180 hospital admissions, +41 ICU… Continue reading week ending 2022-08-25 BC

week ending 2022-08-18 BC

Statistics This week’s BC CDC weekly report said that in the week ending on 13 Aug there were: +877 cases, +181 hospital admissions, +29 ICU admissions, +24 all-cause deaths. This week’s report said that the previous week (data through 6 Aug) there were: +899 cases, +226 hospital admissions, +39 ICU admissions, +40 all-cause deaths. Last week’s BC… Continue reading week ending 2022-08-18 BC

week ending 2022-08-04 BC

Unexpected Consequences 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… Continue reading week ending 2022-08-04 BC

week ending 2022-07-28 BC

Well, things look better than I had expected. Maybe. Still not good, but maybe we’re plateauing? Going down? Positivity is still going up, but multiple other metrics are looking good. Statistics This 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… Continue reading week ending 2022-07-28 BC

week ending 2022-07-21 BC

Statistics This week’s BC CDC weekly report (with data through 16 July) said that in the week ending on 16 July there were: +1044 cases, +246 hospital admissions, +21 all-cause deaths. This week’s report said that the previous week (data through 9 July) there were: +973 cases, +262 hospital admissions, +29 all-cause deaths. Last week’s report  (data… Continue reading week ending 2022-07-21 BC