British Columbia reports 156 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend, four at Island Health – .

British Columbia reports 156 new COVID-19 cases over the weekend, four at Island Health – .

The province is reporting 156 new cases of COVID-19 over the weekend and two more deaths.

This includes 56 new cases reported from Friday to Saturday, 60 cases reported from Saturday to Sunday and 40 new cases from Sunday to Monday. Two new deaths have been confirmed for a total of 1,763 since the start of the pandemic.

Of the new cases, 63 were reported to Fraser Health, 58 to Interior Health, 27 to Vancouver Coastal Health, four to Island Health and three to Northern Health.

The new cases of COVID-19 bring the total number of active people to 653, of whom 49 are hospitalized and 12 in intensive care across the province.

Almost 80% of all eligible people aged 12 and over received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, while 53.2% received their second dose.

Today’s figures were released in a statement from health officials.

Island health

Currently, there are 18 active cases – two on the North Island, three on the Central Island and 13 on the South Island on Vancouver Island.

There are also three people hospitalized, none of whom are in intensive care.

Over the weekend, 869 new COVID-19 tests were performed and 27,074 doses of vaccine administered on Vancouver Island. Of the doses administered, 55 were AstraZeneca, 6,376 were Moderna and 20,643 doses were Pfizer.

Island Health recently announced that over a million doses of the vaccine have now been administered on Vancouver Island.

Today, that figure now stands at 1,011,597 doses, of which 39% are second doses, according to the latest data published on the BCCDC website.

Since the start of the pandemic, 5,195 cases have been reported, 41 deaths and 256 hospitalizations in total, 5,133 recoveries recorded on Vancouver Island.


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