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Number of patients in hospital with COVID-19 drops nearly 23% as B.C.'s downward trend continues

As of Wednesday, 325 people are in hospital with the disease, including 28 in intensive care, according to the B.C. COVID-19 dashboard.

Number of patients in hospital with COVID-19 in B.C. continues downward trend

The number of patients in B.C. hospitals with COVID-19 appears to have fallen again, according to the province’s latest reports on the pandemic.

BCCDC reports dip in COVID-19 hospitalizations, 42 more deaths over the last week

B.C. is reporting a dip in COVID-19 hospitalizations for the second straight week and 42 more deaths, according to preliminary weekly data released by the B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC).

B.C.'s weekly COVID-19 reports seem to indicate a drop in hospitalizations

Fifty-nine more people died in B.C. last week after testing positive for COVID-19, while the number of patients in hospital with the disease appears to have fallen, according to the province’s latest reports on the pandemic.

Latest B.C. COVID-19 data appears to show a rise in ICU patients

Another 59 people died in B.C. last week after testing positive for COVID-19, while the number of patients in intensive care with the disease appears to have surged, according to the province's latest reports on the pandemic.

Number of patients in hospital with COVID-19 is beginning to fall, latest B.C. numbers show

Another 50 people died in B.C. last week after testing positive for COVID-19, but there are signs in the province's weekly reports that the latest wave of the pandemic has begun to recede.

42 more deaths and 85 more people in hospital with COVID-19, BCCDC says in its weekly report

Forty-two people died in B.C. after testing positive for COVID-19 last week, and hospital and critical care admissions are up, according to the B.C. Centre for Disease Control's weekly report on the pandemic.

COVID-19 hospitalizations up 33 per cent in 1 week, with 27 more deaths recorded

An additional 121 people are in hospital with COVID-19 compared to a week ago and 27 more people have died after testing positive for the disease, according to B.C.'s new weekly reporting system on the pandemic.

COVID-19 hospitalizations up by 30 and 23 more deaths recorded in new weekly report

An additional 30 people are in hospital with COVID-19 compared to a week ago and 23 more people have died after testing positive for the disease, according to B.C.'s new weekly reports on the pandemic.

B.C. moves to weekly COVID 19 reporting, changes how deaths are counted

The British Columbia government has made the switch to providing COVID-19 updates on a weekly rather than daily basis, saying the change aligns with a shift away from a case-management model to a surveillance model.

B.C. reports 5 fewer people in hospital with COVID-19, 2 more in the ICU

B.C. health officials reported 329 people in hospital with COVID-19 on Wednesday, including 37 in intensive care, as the province recorded 216 new cases.

B.C. introduces 4th COVID-19 vaccine dose for those 70 and older and vulnerable groups

The rollout is aimed at the highest risk groups who are now coming on six months since their first booster shot (third dose) and who may be experiencing waning protection, especially from the Omicron variant. 

B.C. reports 13 more people in hospital with COVID-19 as province rolls out fourth dose program

B.C. health officials reported 334 people in hospital with COVID-19 on Tuesday, including 35 in intensive care, as the province recorded 258 new cases.

B.C. reports spike of 47 more people in hospital with COVID-19 over the weekend

B.C. health officials reported 321 people in hospital with COVID-19 on Monday, including 36 in intensive care, as the province announced that information on the deaths recorded over the weekend has been delayed.

B.C. marks more than 3,000 lives lost to COVID-19

B.C.'s death toll from COVID-19 has now surpassed 3,000 people, as health officials announced four more deaths from the disease on Friday.

B.C. reports 2 more deaths from COVID-19, 5 more people in hospital

B.C. health officials reported 281 people in hospital with COVID-19 on Thursday, including 42 in intensive care, as the province recorded two more deaths from the disease and 249 new cases.

B.C. reports 3 more people in hospital with COVID-19, 3 fewer in the ICU and 6 new deaths

B.C. health officials reported 276 people in hospital with COVID-19 on Wednesday, including 43 in intensive care, as the province recorded six more deaths from the disease and 291 new cases.

B.C. reports 15 fewer people in hospital with COVID-19, 2 fewer in the ICU and 1 more death

B.C. health officials reported 273 people in hospital with COVID-19 on Tuesday, including 46 in intensive care, as the province recorded one more death from the disease and 287 new cases.

B.C. reports 28 more people in hospital with COVID-19 and 6 more deaths since Friday

B.C. health officials reported 288 people in hospital with COVID-19 on Monday, including 48 in intensive care, as the province recorded six more deaths from the disease and 556 new cases.

Hospitalizations creep up as B.C. reports 5 more in acute care with COVID-19 and 2 more deaths

B.C. health officials reported 260 people in hospital with COVID-19 on Friday, including 50 in intensive care, as the province recorded two more deaths from the disease and 218 new cases.

B.C. reports 3 fewer people in hospital with COVID-19 and 6 more deaths

B.C. health officials reported 255 people in hospital with COVID-19 on Thursday, including 52 in intensive care, as the province recorded six more deaths from the disease and 271 new cases.

Hospitalizations see first increase in more than a month as B.C. reports 4 more in acute care with COVID-19

B.C. health officials reported 258 people in hospital with COVID-19 on Wednesday, including 49 in intensive care, as the province recorded one more death from the disease and 269 new cases.

Hospitalizations fall to 254 as B.C. reports no additional deaths from COVID-19

B.C. health officials reported 254 people in hospital with COVID-19 on Tuesday, including 48 in intensive care, as the province recorded no more deaths from the disease and 259 new cases.

B.C. reports 19 fewer people in hospital with COVID-19, 3 more in the ICU and 8 more deaths over the weekend

B.C. health officials reported 271 people in hospital with COVID-19 on Monday, including 49 in intensive care, as the province recorded eight more deaths from the disease and 506 new cases over the weekend.

B.C. reports 8 fewer people in hospital with COVID-19, 3 fewer in the ICU and 6 more deaths

B.C. health officials reported 290 people in hospital with COVID-19 on Friday, including 46 in intensive care, as the province recorded six more deaths from the disease and 199 new cases.

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