B.C. reports over 1,000 COVID-19 cases, ten additional deaths over a three-day period


B.C. is reporting over 1,000 cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and ten additional deaths due to the virus over a three-day period.

The government of B.C. in a statement said the authorities identified 1,052 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 72 hours, 390 cases between 19-20 November, 332 new cases between 20-21 November, and 330 new cases between November 21-22.

The statement further added that 345 of the new cases were identified in Fraser Health, 125 in Vancouver Coastal Health, 227 new cases in Interior Health, 196 new cases in Northern Health, and 159 new cases in Island Health.

There are 3,132 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 210,070 people who tested positive have recovered, the B.C. government said, adding that of the active cases, 337 individuals are in hospital and 115 are in intensive care.

The B.C. government also added that 2 additional deaths were reported in Fraser Health, four in Northern Health, two in Vancouver Coastal Health, and two in Island in Health.

As of Monday, Nov. 22, 2021, 90.9% (4,213,371) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 87.3% (4,047,568) have received their second dose.



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