B.C. reports over 300 COVID-19 cases, nine additional deaths in last 24 hours


B.C. is reporting over 300 new cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and nine additional deaths over a 24-hour period.

“B.C. is reporting 322 new cases of COVID-19, including two epi-linked cases, for a total of 216,334 cases in the province,” the B.C. government said in a statement.

The statement further added that 100 of the new cases were identified in Fraser Health, 50 in Vancouver Coastal Health, 86 in Interior Health, 44 in Northern Health, and 42 in Island Health.

There are 3,015 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 210,828 people who tested positive have recovered, the B.C. government said, adding that of the active cases, 318 individuals are in hospital and 109 are in intensive care.

The Vancouver Coastal Health reported 3 additional deaths in the last 24 hours, Interior Health 1, and Northern Health five additional deaths.

The B.C. government also added that as of Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021, 91% (4,216,384) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 87.4% (4,053,088) have received their second dose.



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