B.C. reports over 1,200 COVID-19 cases and 16 additional deaths in last 72 hours


B.C. is reporting 1,270 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and sixteen additional deaths due to the virus over a 72-hour period.

“Over a three-day period, B.C. is reporting 1,270 new cases of COVID-19, including 10 epi-linked cases, for a total of 213,020 cases in the province,” the B.C. government said in a statement.

The statement further added that the authorities identified 502 new cases on November 12-13, 387 new cases on November 13-14, and 381 new cases on November 14-15.

417 of the new cases were identified in Fraser Health, 121 in Vancouver Coastal Health, 275 in Interior Health, 274 in Northern Health, and 183 in Island Health.

The Fraser Health reported one death in the last 72 hours, Vancouver Coastal Health two deaths, Interior Health two deaths, Northern Health three deaths, and Island Health eight deaths due to the virus.

Meanwhile, the B.C. Government, said as of Monday, Nov. 15, 2021, 90.7% (4,203,257) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 86.8% (4,021,455) have received their second dose.



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