British Columbia reports first death from COVID-19 in a week, 54 new cases – .

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British Columbia reports first death from COVID-19 in a week, 54 new cases – .


British Columbia reported its first death from COVID-19 in a week on Thursday, along with 54 new cases of the disease.

It was also the first time that new cases exceeded 50 in a week and left the seven-day average for new cases at 42.

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In a written statement, British Columbia health officials said there were 650 active cases in the province.

Of the new cases, 19 were in Fraser Health Region, nine in Vancouver Coastal Health Region, 20 in Interior Health Region, one in Northern Health Region, and five in Vancouver Health Region. Vancouver Island.

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Sixty-three people have been hospitalized with the virus, including 12 in critical or intensive care.

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More than 3.68 million British Columbians – 79.4% of eligible people or 71.5 of the total population of British Columbia – have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

More than 2.25 million people – 48.6% of eligible people or 43.7% of the population of British Columbia – have received two doses.

Since the start of the pandemic, British Columbia has reported 148,282 cases and 1,761 deaths.


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Vaccination reluctance and vaccination effort in British Columbia


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