B.C. reports over 900 COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths over a 3-day period

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B.C. is reporting more than 900 new cases of COVID-19 and eleven additional deaths due to the virus over a 3-day period.

“Over a three-day period, B.C. is reporting 946 new cases of COVID-19, including 15 new epi-linked cases, for a total of 220,530 cases in the province,” the B.C. government said in a statement.

The authorities identified 284 cases in the last 24 hours, 311 cases between December 4-5, and 451 cases between December 3-4.

285 of the new cases were identified in Fraser Health, 138 in Vancouver Coastal Health, 211 in Interior Health, 115 in Northern Health, and 197 cases were identified in Island Health.

The Fraser Health reported five additional deaths due to COVID-19 in the past 72 hours, Interior reported two deaths, and Northern Health reported 4 deaths.

The B.C. government also added that there are currently 2,876 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 215,190 people who tested positive have recovered. Of the active cases, 241 individuals are currently in hospital and 89 are in intensive care.

As of Monday, Dec. 6, 2021, 85.5% (4,261,317) of eligible people five and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 82.0% (4,085,935) have received their second dose.

In addition, 91.3% (4,232,872) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, 88.1% (4,085,907) received their second dose and 11% (492,236) have received a third dose.

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