While the effects of the Delta variant remain to be seen, there’s reason to be quite optimistic around here.
The usual timeline sees infections on day 1, a spike in hospitalizations 10 to 14 days later, anddeaths a week after that. Those are rough numbers, but purely from a “leading indicator” point of view, they’ve been pretty consistent.
One thing that’s emerging is that the May long-weekend didn’t cause any big outbreaks. We’re not seeing growing hospitalization numbers; on the contrary.
There are, at present, 195 people in B.C. hospitalized with C19. That’s the lowest number since Nov. 16th. Of those, only 47 are in the ICU, also the lowest since mid-November. And for the first time… More