B.C. reports over 1,400 coronavirus cases, 17 deaths over a 3-day period

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B.C. is reporting 1,438 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and 17 additional deaths over a 3-day period.

The B.C. Government, in a statement, said the health authorities identified 553 new cases between November 5-6, 462 new cases between November 6-7, and 423 new cases between November 7-8.

The statement further added that there are 4,282 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 202,898 people who tested positive have recovered.

Of the active cases, 407 individuals are in hospital and 121 are in intensive care, the B.C. Government said, adding that the remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

In the past 72 hours, the Fraser Health reported 575 new cases, Vancouver Coastal Health 155 cases, Interior Health 321 cases, Northern Health 166 cases, and Island Health 221 cases.

The B.C. Government also added that the Fraser Health reported 5 deaths, Vancouver Coast Health 2 deaths, Interior Health 1 death, Northern Health 6 deaths, and Island Health 3 deaths in the past 72 hours.

As of Monday, Nov. 8, 2021, 90.3% (4,184,112) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 86.0% (3,986,497) have received their second dose.

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