45 new cases of COVID-19 and no new deaths in B.C.

B.C. is reporting 45 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 148,031 cases in the province. This includes a data correction from Thursday, as well as reconciliation of records for cases followed up by the Federal Quarantine Program between March and April 2021.

In the last 24 hours, no new deaths have been reported, and the total number of deaths remains at 1,760.

As of Friday, 79.7% (3,448,642) of all eligible adults in B.C. and 78.6% (3,643,110) of those 12 and older had received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

In addition, 44.2% (1,913,047) of all eligible adults in B.C. and 41.3% (1,915,919) of those 12 and older had received their second dose.

Since December 2020, the province has administered 5,565,983 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines.

There are currently 661 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 145,594 people who tested positive have recovered. Of the active cases, 73 individuals are currently in hospital and 19 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

The new/active cases include:

* eight new cases in Fraser Health
* Total active cases: 170

* 14 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health
* Total active cases: 248

* 19 new cases in Interior Health
* Total active cases: 181

* no new cases in Northern Health
* Total active cases: 30

* four new cases in Island Health
* Total active cases: 21

* no new cases of people who reside outside of Canada
* Total active cases: 11

Currently, there are three active outbreaks in:

* acute care: Laurel Place at Surrey Memorial Hospital, Eagle Ridge Hospital (Fraser Health) and Royal Inland Hospital (Interior Health)

* long-term care: none

* assisted or independent living: none




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