500 new cases of COVID-19 and five new deaths in B.C.

B.C. is reporting 500 new cases of COVID-19, including 21 epi-linked cases, for a total of 210,203 cases in the province.

(Due to updates to the Provincial Immunization Registry (PIR), the data on vaccinations administered to the B.C. population is not available today.)

In the past 24 hours, five new deaths have been reported, for an overall total of 2,223.

The new deaths include:

* Fraser Health: one

* Northern Health: one

* Island Health: three

There are currently 4,301 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 203,375 people who tested positive have recovered. Of the active cases, 426 individuals are currently in hospital and 124 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

The new/active cases include:

* 152 new cases in Fraser Health
* Total active cases: 1,800

* 48 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health
* Total active cases: 527

* 121 new cases in Interior Health
* Total active cases: 745

* 103 new cases in Northern Health
* Total active cases: 557

* 76 new cases in Island Health
* Total active cases: 613

* no new cases of people who reside outside of Canada
* Total active cases: 59

There has been one new health-care facility outbreak at Royal Inland Hospital (Interior Health).

There is a total of 33 facilities with ongoing outbreaks, including:

* long-term care:
– Cherington Place, Queens Park Care Centre, Rosemary Heights Seniors Village, Tabor Home, Cascade Gardens, and Maplewood House (Fraser Health);

– Amica Lions Gate, and Amica Edgemont (Vancouver Coastal Health);

– Cottonwoods Care Centre, Village by the Station, Brocklehurst Gemstone Care Centre, and Sun Pointe Village (Interior Health);

– Peace Villa (Northern Health); and

– Chartwell Malaspina Care Residence (Island Health).

* acute care:
– Mission Memorial Hospital, Queen’s Park Care Centre, Abbotsford Regional Hospital, and Burnaby Hospital (Fraser Health);

– Royal Inland Hospital (Interior Health);

– University Hospital of Northern BC, GR Baker Memorial Hospital, and Bulkley Valley District Hospital (Northern Health); and

– Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (Island Health)

* assisted or independent living:
– The Emerald at Elim Village, Swedish Assisted Living Residence, Harrison Pointe, Pacific Carlton Seniors Community, Tabor Manor, The Cedars, Hallmark on the Lake, Hallmark on the Park, Bethshan Gardens and Revera Parkwood Manor (Fraser Health).

There has been one new outbreak at Mar Jok Elementary School (Interior Health).