The Interior Health Authority reported the most new cases on Wednesday with 31. Vancouver Coastal Health recorded 23 cases and Fraser Health recorded 21. There were only two new cases in Island Health and one in Northern Health.
Mardi, in British Columbia, recorded 76 new infections, almost double the 40 cases reported the previous day.
Active cases have dropped from 692 to 729 in the past day. While the number of people hospitalized with the virus fell slightly from 50 to 48, the number of patients in intensive care fell from 12 to 16.
The province has not recorded any deaths, maintaining the total number of deaths from the pandemic in British Columbia at 1,763.
In terms of vaccines, 55.6 percent of eligible British Columbians received their second dose, while the number of first doses administered stands at 80.1 percent.
Since December 2020, the province has administered 6,297,149 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines.
There is an outbreak in acute care at Laurel Place at Surrey Memorial Hospital and another in long term care at Holyrood Manor.
On July 1, British Columbia entered Phase 3 of its restart plan, which removed the mask’s provincial mandate, authorized the reopening of nightclubs and casinos, and removed restrictions on how many people can dine together.
If all goes in line with the government’s plan, British Columbia will begin the fourth and final phase of its plan in early September.