422+364+293 new cases of COVID-19 and 5 new deaths since Friday in B.C.

OVER a three-day period, B.C. is reporting 1,079 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 152,918 cases in the province:

* August 6-7: 422 new cases

* August 7-8: 364 new cases

* August 8-9: 293 new cases

In the past 72 hours, five new deaths have been reported, and the total number of deaths in the province now stands at 1,777.

The new deaths include:

* Interior Health: four

* Northern Health: one

As of Monday, 82% (3,801,960) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. had received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 70.3% (3,257,931) had received their second dose.

In addition, 82.9% (3,585,467) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 72.2% (3,121,816) have received their second dose.

Since December 2020, the Province has administered 7,067,738 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines.

There are currently 3,036 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 148,066 people who tested positive have recovered. Of the active cases, 68 individuals are in hospital and 20 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

The new/active cases include:

* 258 new cases in Fraser Health
* Total active cases: 586

* 142 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health
* Total active cases: 387

* 587 new cases in Interior Health
* Total active cases: 1,755

* 30 new cases in Northern Health
* Total active cases: 108

* 62 new cases in Island Health
* Total active cases: 188

* no new cases of people who reside outside of Canada
* Total active cases: 12

There are seven active outbreaks in  long-term care: Holyrood Manor; Kin Village West Court (Fraser Health); Nelson Jubilee Manor; Kootenay Street Village; Cottonwoods Care Centre; Brookhaven Care Centre (Interior Health); and Discovery Harbour (Island Health).