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B.C. reports COVID-19 data from June 12 to 18

By Richmond Sentinel

Published 3:31 PDT, Thu June 23, 2022

In the past week (June 12 to 18) there were 642 new COVID-19 cases reported in B.C., bringing the overall total to 373,974 since the pandemic began.

Of the new cases, 146 were in the Vancouver Coastal Health region (including Richmond), 250 in the Fraser Health region, 122 in the Island Health region, 83 in the Interior Health region, and 41 in the Northern Health region.

As of today, there are 273 people currently hospitalized with COVID-19 in B.C., 28 of whom are in critical care.

There were 156 new hospital admissions in the past week (June 12 to 18). Of those, 37 were in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, 73 in the Fraser Health region, 26 in the Island Health region, 12 in the Interior Health region, and eight in the Northern Health region. According to the B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) report, these numbers are expected to increase as data become more complete.

The number of COVID-19 admissions in the previous week (June 5 to 11) increased to 220 from the 189 originally reported last week.

The 30-day all-cause mortality report, which includes COVID-19 and non-COVID-19 related deaths occurring within 30 days from a positive lab result, indicates there were 26 deaths between June 12 and 18. 

Of those who died, two lived in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, seven in the Fraser Health region, five in the Island Health region, 12 in the Interior Health region, and none in the Northern Health region. According to the B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) report, these numbers are expected to increase as data become more complete.

The number of COVID-19 deaths in the previous week (June 5 to 11) increased to 61 from the 50 originally reported last week. Deaths the previous week (May 29 to June 4) increased by one to 58.

Locally, the latest data from the BCCDC indicates that there were 18 cases in Richmond last week (June 12 to 18, the same as the previous week (June 5 to 11).

For more information and data, visit the BCCDC website: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/data.

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