The new death brings the health authority’s death toll to 114 since the start of the pandemic.
A total of 8,051 people have been diagnosed with the virus since testing began and 294 remain active. About 95% of cases, 7,640 people, have recovered from the virus.
Currently, 14 people are hospitalized with the virus, including six in intensive care.
A total of 76,594 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered in the region, of which 13,056 were second doses.
Two outbreaks remain active at Interior Health, both in Kelowna. Interior Health has provided the following update for these outbreaks:
- Cottonwoods Care Center in Kelowna has 23 cases: 20 residents and three employees.
- Unit 5B at Kelowna General Hospital has eight cases: four patients and four staff, including one death related to the outbreak.
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