B.C. reports 11 new deaths due to COVID-19 in the last 24 hours


British Columbia on Friday reported 768 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and 11 additional deaths in the last 24 hours.

“B.C. is reporting 768 new cases of COVID-19, including 19 epi-linked cases, for a total of 177,954 cases in the province,” the Government of British Columbia said in a statement.

The statement further added that there are currently 6,031 active cases of COVID-19 in the province.

Of the active cases, 298 individuals are in hospital and 135 are in intensive care, the B.C. Government said, adding that the remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

According to B.C. Government, in the past 24 hours, 11 new deaths have been reported, for an overall total of 1,888.

The B.C. Government also added that people not fully vaccinated accounted for 75.9% of cases from Sept. 9-15, and from Sept. 2-15 they accounted for 86.2% of hospitalizations.



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