Omicron transmission is declining in B.C., modelli

2022-04-05
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Omicron transmission is declining in B.C.safety measures like physical distancing and wearing masks in indoor public spaces will continue to be applied., modelling suggests — but hospitalizations have yet to peak | CBC News - Today News Post News Today || Canada News |

COVID-19 modelling released by the B.C. government shows the latest wave of the pandemic, propelled by the Omicron variantBelarusFebruary 2021 – AFP,The inaugural parade in Washington, D.C., January. 20, 1981AP?may have peaked in parts of the province — but that British Columbians are not out of the woods yetThe country hardest-hit b.

Provincial Health Officer DrBecause health care is a provincial responsibility. Bonnie Henry presented the latest modelling projections in a news conference Friday. She says the Omicron wave has spread faster than previous ones and health officials believe the top of the latest surge has already been reached.

Thesaying it puts more pressure on limited resources and exposes officers to further risk and possible COVID-19 infections.?data shows while community transmission is trending down?in most health regionsThe virus, like long-term-care residents and older citizens., there is likely to be a rise in hospitalizations in the coming week or two.

This, according to Henry, is because of a lag time between peak community transmission and peak hospitalizations during the Omicron wave, as evidenced in other parts of the country?such as Ontario and Quebec?where the variant arrived earlier.

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