B.C. reports 1889 cases of COVID-19 in two days

07 Avril, 2021, 01:23 | Auteur: Christine Menetries
  • By Greg Fry	
		COVID-19 update		1889 new cases of COVID-19 over the past two days in B.C

There were eight new COVID-19 cases listed locally in the tri-county area, according to Monday's report from the Indiana Department of Health.

In a joint written statement on Monday, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix said that 999 cases were reported from Saturday to Sunday, and 890 cases were recorded from Sunday to Monday.

The provincial health officer released figures on Monday showing a jump of nearly 1,000 active cases of the disease each day over the past few days, with 8,490 people now sick.

The new report brings the county's total cases to 27,701 since the pandemic began a year ago.

Of the active cases, 318 individuals are now hospitalized with COVID-19, 96 of whom are in intensive care.

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Alberta has now administered more than 700,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine, including more than 116,000 second doses. As of Monday, five people had been infected and one case had been confirmed as the P1 variant, Hinshaw said.

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Alberta Health updated its online data on Monday afternoon, tallying up case numbers confirmed from Thursday to Sunday. Variants of concern now represent just over 39 per cent of all active cases, up from 27 per cent last Monday.

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This is in addition to being able to book by phone (1-833-838-2323) or in-person at the nearest Service BC location. On Tuesday, people aged 71 and older and Indigenous people aged 18 and older can register for a dose.

11989 people are under active public health monitoring, and a further 94,806 people who tested positive have recovered. "This includes 2,771 cases of the B.1.1.7 (U.K.) variant, 51 cases of the B.1.351 (South Africa) variant and 737 cases of the P.1 (Brazil) variant", add Henry and Dix.

As of Monday, a total of 3,015,788 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in Indiana.

And as CKPG reported earlier today, the Province is moving ahead with its COVID-19 Immunization Plan ahead of schedule, and launching "Get Vaccinated", B.C.'s online and telephone registration and booking system.

The dashboard shows that more than 23,000 people in Hancock County have received at least one dose of the vaccine, which is around 30.5 percent of the population.

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