Victoria, BC (WNews) – B.C has recorded 1,478 new cases and sadly eight new deaths has been also reported. The written statement was released after 4 pm by the province.
There were 532 cases from Friday to Saturday while 508 cases were reported from Saturday to Sunday, and 438 from Sunday to Monday.
Of the new cases, 327 were in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, 857 were in the Fraser Health region, 88 in Island Health, 92 in Interior Health, and 114 in Northern Health. No new cases reported from travellers outside the country.
a total of 1,478 new cases, with no new epi-linked cases, for a confirmed total of 80,672 cases in British Columbia.
There are 4,464 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, with 8,210 people under active public health monitoring as a result of identified exposure to known cases and a further 74,776 people who tested positive have recovered.
Of the active cases, 236 individuals are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, 65 of whom are in intensive care. The remaining people with COVID-19 are recovering at home in self-isolation. The number of people in hospital with COVID-19 rose by four to 236. Of those patients, 65 are in intensive care, an increase of two from Friday.
There have been 42 new confirmed COVID-19 cases that are variants of concern in our province, for a total of 158 cases. Of the total cases, 10 cases are active and the remaining people have recovered. This includes 137 cases of the B.1.1.7 (U.K.) variant and 21 cases of the B.1.351 (South Africa) variant.
B.C. reported that 191,804 first doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered, along with 83,777 second doses.
Earlier in the day, health officials unveiled details around COVID-19 vaccinations for people over the age of 80.
The province also said it expects that all adults in the province will have the option to receive their first dose before the end of July.