British Columbia reports 2,174 new COVID-19 cases over three days, along with 15 deaths – fr

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British Columbia reports 2,174 new COVID-19 cases over three days, along with 15 deaths – fr


British Columbia health officials on Monday reported 2,174 new cases of COVID-19 in the past three days, as well as 15 deaths.

There were 835 cases from Friday to Saturday while 671 cases were reported from Saturday to Sunday and 668 from Sunday to Monday.

Of the new cases, 438 were in the Vancouver Coastal Health area, 1,509 in the Fraser Health area, 61 in Island Health, 106 in Interior Health and 60 in Northern Health.









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There have been 131,656 cases in total in the province, of which 7,327 are active.

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The number of people hospitalized with the disease fell to 474, a decrease of 37 from Friday. Of these, 176 are in intensive care, an increase of two.

More than 11,700 people are in isolation due to possible exposure to the new coronavirus.

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The 15 deaths bring the death toll from COVID-19 in the province to 1,596.

Fraser Health officials said on Monday that a COVID-19 outbreak at Abbotsford Regional Hospital was over.

The province said at least 1,785,599 million people have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Earlier Monday, the National Advisory Committee on Immunization said the Johnson & Johnson vaccine should be limited to people over 30 who don’t want to wait for Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna.


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The advice is almost identical to that issued by the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine expert panel last month and comes as both are suspected of causing an extremely rare new blood clotting syndrome.

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British Columbia officials have said the first shipment of Johnson & Johnson vaccine is expected to arrive in the province as early as this week.

– With files from Simon Little and The Canadian Press

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