B.C. admits that half of “COVID hospitalizations” aren’t because of COVID
Despite continuing reports of record COVID-19 cases and hospital numbers, British Columbia data now shows that half the province’s COVID hospitalizations since Dec. 1 were not people admitted because of COVID, but people who incidentally tested positive for the virus after being admitted for other reasons.
“So, it’s not COVID that’s driving them into hospital,” provincial health officer Bonnie Henry said at a briefing on Tuesday. Reported by True NorthDr. Bonnie Henry
It was also reported that 73.7% of COVID-19 patients in hospital had received either one or two COVID shots, compared to 26.3% who were unvaccinated.
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