B.C. reports 1,618 coronavirus cases, 20 additional deaths in past 72 hours


The B.C. Government announced Monday that the health authorities identified 1,618 new cases of the novel coronavirus over the past 72 hours.

“Over a three-day period, B.C. is reporting 1,618 new cases of COVID-19, including 21 epi-linked cases, for a total of 202,516 cases in the province,” according to a statement released by B.C. government.

The statement further added that the health officials identified 713 cases between October 22-23, 529 cases between October 23-24, and 476 new cases between October 24-25.

366 individuals are currently in hospital and 149 are in intensive care.

The B.C. government also added that 20 new deaths were reported in the last 72 hours, for an overall total of 2,129.

Since December 2020, the Province has administered 8,156,567 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines.



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