COVID-19: B.C. ICU numbers lowest since start of 2022 – GLOBAL

March 2, 2022

The number of people in intensive care units in B.C. hospitals being treated for COVID-19 is now at the lowest number since the beginning of the year.

Provincial data released Wednesday showed there were 73 people in the ICUs, a drop of 10 since Tuesday.

In comparison, the province recorded 86 people in intensive care on Jan. 4.

In addition, six more people have been discharged from hospitals in the past 24 hours, leaving that total at 517.

Sadly, another 10 deaths were recorded in the province. There have now been 2,883 deaths attributed to COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

Four hundred-and-forty-two new cases of COVID have been recorded since Tuesday but case numbers are no longer considered an accurate indication of stae of the pandemic in the province due to limited testing capacities.

There have been 349,213 cases in B.C. since March 2020.

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