B.C. reports 970 new cases, 11 deaths due to COVID-19 over the weekend


B.C. is reporting 970 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and eleven additional deaths due to the virus over the weekend.

Over a three-day period, B.C. is reporting 970 new cases of COVID-19, including two epi-linked cases, for a total of 218,068 cases in the province, the B.C. government said in a statement.

The statement further added that the health authorities identified 389 of the new cases between 26-27 November, 309 cases between 27-28 November, and 272 cases in the last 24 hours.

The Fraser Health reported 306 new cases in the last 72 hours, Vancouver Coastal Health reported 103 new cases, Interior Health 189 new cases, Northern Health 134 cases, nd Island Health reported 238 cases.

Furthermore, the Fraser Health and Interior Health reported 4 additional deaths each in the last 72 hours, while Northern Health reported three deaths due to the virus.

The B.C. government also added that there are currently 2,882 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 212,704 people who tested positive have recovered.

Of the active cases, 303 individuals are currently in hospital and 115 are in intensive care.

As of Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, 91.1% (4,223,237) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 87.8% (4,067,778) received their second dose.



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