112 new cases of COVID-19 and four more deaths in B.C.

B.C. on Friday reported 112 new cases of COVID-19, including six epi-linked cases, for a total of 148,842 cases in the province.

In the last 24 hours, four new deaths were reported in the province, and the total number of deaths now stands at 1,767.

The new deaths include:

* Fraser Health: one

* Vancouver Costal Health: one

* Interior Health: two

As of Friday, 80.3% (3,723,154) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. had received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 58.1% (2,692,024) had received their second dose.

In addition, 81.3% (3,517,529) of all eligible adults in B.C. had received their first dose and 61.4% (2,654,367) had received their second dose.

Since December 2020, the Province has administered 6,422,503 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines.

There are currently 603 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 146,463 people who tested positive have recovered. Of the active cases, 46 individuals are currently in hospital and 17 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

The new/active cases include:

* 30 new cases in Fraser Health
* Total active cases: 199

* 15 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health
* Total active cases: 110

* 59 new cases in Interior Health
* Total active cases: 256

* three new cases in Northern Health
* Total active cases: 10

* five new cases in Island Health
* Total active cases: 22

* no new cases of people who reside outside of Canada
* Total active cases: six

Currently, there are two active outbreaks in:

* acute care: Laurel Place at Surrey Memorial Hospital (Fraser Health)

* long-term care: Holyrood Manor (Fraser Health)

There is no active outbreak in assisted or independent living.


Data related to active cases in the province is being reconciled by removing 239 historic cases from B.C.’s total. This reflects B.C. residents who tested positive for COVID-19, but did not fall under the case and contact followup program in their home health authorities. Examples include cases who tested positive while staying out of province, or who were under the federal quarantine program.

Learn More:

Detailed data is posted daily on the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) dashboard: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/data
Or: www.bccdc.ca

To register to be immunized or to learn about getting your second dose, visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/getvaccinated.html
Or: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/vaccine/dose-2