Broken down by health region, Henry said this equates to 174 new cases in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, 529 in the Fraser Health region, 20 in the Island Health region, 66 in the Interior Health region, and 45 in the Northern Health region. I know many, many people are doing all they can to make sure that we can help each other to get through this COVID-19 response.
Dr. Henry announced 834 new COVID-19 cases across B.C.
Since mid-November, northern B.C. has seen a sharp spike in positive test results, with the number of new COVID-19 cases rising from 96 between Nov. 1 and 15 to 343 between Nov. 16 and 30.
Twenty patients at Lawrence's hospital had COVID-19 on Tuesday, three fewer than Monday.
"Everybody is pretty strained and stressed", said Dr. Simon Rose, another ICU specialist in Prince George.
There are 41 critical care beds in Northern Health, with another 23 surge critical care beds. "We need to stay small and we need to avoid those public settings that, right now, are a risk for all of us". There are 100 ventilators available to support critical care patients, including ventilators, used to transport patients.
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However, the outbreak has slowed after peaking on November 27; 25,345 new cases were reported in the country on Wednesday. The announcement came the same day Britain approved the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for a rollout starting next week.
But the fear, Kelliher said, is that even though they've been operating at near-capacity for weeks, it's still unclear whether the wave has peaked or if it will continue to grow.
As the second wave of COVID-19 crashes over British Columbia, many have had questions about why things are different now from earlier in the pandemic.
But, she said, those people must follow the rules, and should be isolating at home - not going out into the community, attending parties or socializing in other ways.
"We went from in the springtime where the public held these pot-clanking parades and honking parades [for] frontline workers ..."
"It just adds to that emotional exhaustion that already exists". We are asking everyone in B.C.to please do a bit more right now and help everyone to see us through to the light ahead.
The vast majority of Tuesday's new COVID-19 cases were found in the Lower Mainland.