With a public health measures levy announced this week, the province is reporting that vaccine registration has increased, especially among people under the age of 40.
On Monday, August 23, the province reported an increase of almost 175% in daily registrations and a daily increase of almost 89% from the previous Monday.
The hike comes after the province announced it would require British Columbians to be vaccinated for certain discretionary activities next month.
A total of 8,909 new registrations and 7,347 new appointments were made on Monday, and a total of 10,175 new registrations and 9,486 new appointments were made on Tuesday.
The province reported that the registration of vaccines for the first doses was significantly higher among people under 40 years of age.
Just over 11,000 people under the age of 40 have made an appointment for the COVID-19 vaccine and nearly 13,000 have signed up.
Compared to last week, when there were just over 4,000 registrations and over 5,000 appointments, it looks like the BC vaccination card and the FDA approval of the Pfizer vaccine. impacted unvaccinated British Columbians.
“Getting vaccinated is the most important step we can all take to come out of this pandemic, and the momentum this week is positive news,” said Adrian Dix.
“I encourage everyone to make the best choice to protect themselves, their loved ones and their community – get vaccinated. “