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COVID-19 on Vancouver Island

Adrian Dix with BC flags behind Health Minister Adrian Dix recently addressing media B.C. government
Cary Erickson | 10 June, 2021, 00:06

This means the vaccine rollout is slowing down, as close to three quarters of all adults in the province have been immunized with at least one dose.

HSE chief executive Paul Reid also confirmed 3.1 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines have now been administered in the Republic of Ireland.

There are now 2,051 active cases of COVID-19 in B.C., and of the 203 people in hospital, 57 are in intensive care.

There are 199 people in hospital with the disease, she said, including 63 in intensive care - 38 of whom require mechanical ventilators to breathe.

The new numbers come as demographic data from Clark County Public Health shows the distribution of COVID-19 cases across Clark County.

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We are doing very well here in B.C. Cases are declining and we are on track with our provincewide COVID-19 immunization targets.

If you're not sure if you're registered, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said there is "no problem" with registering a few times.

At this point in the pandemic, all COVID-19 infections are variants, however genome sequencing is only done on limited positive samples.

On Monday, health officials indicated that B.C. was making the progress necessary to ease more restrictions, which will be happening on June 15 at the earliest.

The Gamma variant first identified in Brazil accounts for around 40 per cent of B.C. cases.