Tuesday, 28 September, 2021

B.C. records four COVID-related deaths, 113 new cases

Only 3 new COVID-19 cases in Northern Health B.C.'s key COVID-19 metrics keep falling
Ginger Lawrence | 17 June, 2021, 14:50

Henry says 76.3 per cent of adults and 74.6 per cent of all British Columbians aged 12 or older have now received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

There have been four new COVID-19-related deaths, for a total of 1,738 deaths in British Columbia.

There are now 85 active cases of COVID-19 in the island region, according to the BCCDC, including three people in hospital and one more receiving critical care.

Health officials note that Wednesday's case counts are "provisional" and may be adjusted once they're verified.

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That makes the totals 59,394 positive cases and 804 deaths of Kane County residents since the pandemic began.

Some 43.7% of the USA population has been fully vaccinated - meaning they have received the single-dose Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 shot, or both doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine - and 52.5% has received at least one dose, the CDC said.

Health officials also stressed the importance of getting fully protected with both doses of vaccine, which is where the province's focus has shifted in recent days. "It is how we protect our family and friends, the people at our favourite store or local theatre, as well as the communities we want to visit this summer".