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Over 1.7 million BC residents 12-plus are fully immunized against COVID

The number of British Columbians with at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine is rising by the day.

As of today, 78.1 percent (3,618,865) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 37 percent (1,714,394) received their second dose.

As for new COVID cases, B.C. is reporting 46 new ones today, for a total of 147,797 cases in the province.

There are currently 602 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 145,420 people who tested positive have recovered. 

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Of the active cases, 87 people are currently in hospital and 22 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

The new/active cases include:

  • 15 new cases in Fraser Health (total active cases: 179)
  • 13 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health (total active cases: 220)
  • 13 new cases in Interior Health (total active cases: 154)
  • Two new cases in Northern Health (total active cases: 29)
  • Three new cases in Island Health (total active cases: 12)
  • No new cases of people who reside outside of Canada (total active cases: eight)

In the last 24 hours, no new deaths have been reported, for an overall total of 1,759.

Currently, there are four active outbreaks in:

  • Long-term care: Rotary Manor Dawson Creek (Northern Health)
  • Acute care: Laurel Place at Surrey Memorial Hospital, Eagle Ridge Hospital (Fraser Health) and Royal Inland Hospital (Interior Health)
  • Assisted or independent living: none

Since December 2020, the Province has administered 5,340,256 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines.

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