B.C. reports over 300 new COVID-19 and 7 additional deaths over a 24-hour period


B.C. is reporting over 300 new cases of the novel coromavirus (COVID-19) and 7 additional deaths due to the virus over a 24-hour period.

“B.C. is reporting 324 new cases of COVID-19, including two epi-linked cases, for a total of 213,682 cases in the province,” the B.C. government said in a statement.

The statement further added that 108 new cases werenidentified in Fraser Health, 60 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health, 50 new cases in Interior Health, 73 new cases in Northern Healt, and 33 new cases in Island Health.

No new cases of people who reside outside of Canada.

There are 3,380 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 207,779 people who tested positive have recovered.

Of the active cases, 379 individuals are in hospital and 109 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

Two of the new deaths were in Fraser Health, two in Vancouver Coastal Health, two in Northern Health, and one in
Island Health.

Since December 2020, the Province has administered 8,471,017 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines.



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