59 new cases of COVID-19 and one more death in B.C.

B.C. is reporting 59 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 147,915 cases in the province.

In the last 24 hours, one new death (Interior Health) has been reported, for an overall total of 1,760 deaths in B.C.

As of Thursday, 78.4% (3,635,811) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. had received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 40.0% (1,854,387) had received their second dose.

Since December 2020, the Province has administered 5,497,150 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines.

There are currently 649 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 145,491 people who tested positive have recovered. Of the active cases, 74 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:

* 21 new cases in Fraser Health
* Total active cases: 175

* 10 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health
* Total active cases: 236

* 19 new cases in Interior Health
* Total active cases: 175

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

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

* 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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