B.C. is reporting 714 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and 11 additional deaths over a 24-hour period.
The Government of British Columbia in a statement said “B.C. is reporting 714 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 187,694 cases in the province.”
The statement further added that there are 6,317 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 178,980 people who tested positive have recovered.
Of the active cases, 328 individuals are in hospital and 138 are in intensive care, the statement said, adding that the remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.
The B.C. Government also added that 11 new deaths were also reported in the past 24 hours, for an overall total of 1,973.
Meanwhile, the B.C. Government said 88% (4,079,918) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 81.1% (3,761,048) have received their second dose.
In addition, 88.5% (3,828,773) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 81.9% (3,543,318) have received their second dose.