There are 319 people in the hospital (up from 331 on Thursday), including 107 in intensive care (up from 113 on Thursday).
The province has recorded six deaths, for a total of 1,667 since the start of the pandemic.
Before Christ #covid19 Le 21 mai
420 new-141,373 in total
6 deaths – total 1667
VCH (34160) +84
FH (82179) +240
Int (11911) +58
Island (4983) +7
North (7524) +31
Hosp / ICU (331/113) 319/107
Active (4636) 4507
LTC / ICU (4/1) 4/1
Vax +56660, among these 3498 second doses#bcpoli @ news1130
– LizaYuzda (@LizaYuzda) May 21, 2021
Of the new cases, more than half (240) were registered with the Fraser Health Authority. Another fifth (84) of the cases involved the Vancouver Coastal Health area.
There are 4,507 active cases in British Columbia
On the vaccine front, 2,744,020 doses were administered, of which 142,406 were second doses.
In a joint statement, Dr. Bonnie Henry, Provincial Health Administrator, and Health Minister Adrian Dix remind everyone that British Columbia’s public health orders remain in effect. They include a ban on non-essential travel and no meals inside.
“On Tuesday, the details of the restart plan will be shared with everyone. At this point, you can start planning what it means for you, your family, and your business. There is no change for individuals or businesses until then, ”they said.