2021-08-11 BC

Statistics Today: +536 cases, +1 death, +4,010 first doses, +22,504 second doses. Currently 72 in hospital / 29 in ICU, 3,585 active cases, 148,446 people recovered. first doses second doses of adults 83.0% 72.9% of over-12s 82.2% 71.1% of all BCers 74.8% 64.7% We have 551,630 doses in fridges; we’ll use it up in 21.2… Continue reading 2021-08-11 BC

2021-08-10 BC

Transmission This article says that Kelowna General Hospital is rescheduling some elective surgeries because they have so many COVID-19 patients. Statistics +395 cases, +0 deaths, +​​3,810 first doses, +16,188 second doses. Currently 71 in hospital / 23 in ICU, 3,284 active cases, 148,215 recovered. first doses second doses of adults 83.0% 72.5% of over-12s 82.1%… Continue reading 2021-08-10 BC

2021-08-09 BC

Press Briefing I didn’t actually watch the press briefing, but this tweet says that there wasn’t much news aside from that the province is now allowing a second dose at 4 weeks across the province. (They had shortened the interval in the Okanagan.) Mitigation Measures The Americans are coming! This article says that there was… Continue reading 2021-08-09 BC

2021-08-06 BC

Press Briefing The briefing focused on mitigation measures for the Central Okanagan, where 60% of the province’s cases are. I want to know what we’re doing about the OTHER 40%, but I guess I have to wait. Of course, everybody emphasized that everybody needs to get vaccinated. DrH said that this is driven mostly by… Continue reading 2021-08-06 BC

2021-08-05 BC

Press Briefing I’m going to summarize the briefing tersely today. The presentation section was them talking about the success of Walk-In Wednesday. Dix and Henry looked happy. If you look at the numbers, the numbers don’t actually look that great. Sure, 8K is better than 4K in relative terms, but it’s not that much in… Continue reading 2021-08-05 BC

2021-08-04 BC

Mitigation Measures Today, Dr. Henry said that she thought we were absolutely on track to enter Stage 4 on 7 Sept as planned. This surprises me, to say the least. From the BC Restart website: The criteria for moving to Step 4 is more than 70% of the 18+ population vaccinated with dose 1, along… Continue reading 2021-08-04 BC

2021-08-03 BC

Statistics Fri/Sat: 160 new casesSat/Sun: 196 new casesSun/Mon: 185 new casesMon/Tue: 201 new cases Over the long weekend, +1 death, an average of +3,763 first doses, +32,016 second doses per day. Currently 53 in hospital / 19 in ICU, 1,544 active cases, 147,285 recovered. first doses second doses of adults 82.3% 69.7% of over-12s 81.4%… Continue reading 2021-08-03 BC

2021-07-30 BC

Vaccines From the Federal Government’s vaccine page (with data through July 24): This tweet (from a reliable reporter) gives this table but not its source: Transmission From this tweet: Variants Delta had not been a majority of the cases, but, welp, now it is. From the weekly VOC report (with data through 17 July): Statistics… Continue reading 2021-07-30 BC

2021-07-29 BC

Hello, fourth wave. 😞 Vaccinations From the Weekly Data Summary, information about cases/hospitalizations/deaths by age between 15 June and 15 July: Between 15 June and 15 July, nobody under 80 who had been double-vaxxed died; nobody under 60 who had been double-vaxxed got hospitalized. Partly that’s because there were not many cases, but partly because… Continue reading 2021-07-29 BC

2021-07-28 BC

Transmission This article talks about the sharp rise in cases in the Central Okanagan. Mitigation Measures In response to spiking case rates, the Province has instituted some restrictions on the Central Okanagan. This article explains. Statistics +185 cases, +3 deaths, +5,321 first doses, +43,420 second doses. Currently 47 in hospital / 20 in ICU, 909… Continue reading 2021-07-28 BC