COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to fall while ICU numbers remain relatively stable – CBC

Province says there were 188 people in hospital Thursday and 25 in critical care

Feb 09, 2023

COVID-19 hospitalizations continued to fall in B.C., as the province reported 20 more deaths linked to the virus in a week.

According to the latest weekly report from the B.C. Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC), as of Thursday, 188 people are in hospital with the virus, with 25 in critical care, two more than the week before.

That’s a 7.8 per cent drop in the number of hospitalizations compared to the 204 people in hospital a week ago.

As of Feb. 4, the province says there have been 20 new deaths among people who tested positive for COVID-19 within the last month, bringing the total number of deaths in B.C. linked to the virus since the start of the pandemic to 5,139.

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