B.C. experiences one other 698 COVID-19 circumstances and one new demise | Globalnews.ca

B.C. reports another 698 COVID-19 cases and one new death  | Globalnews.ca

2021-08-26 04:25:19

COVID-19 transmission confirmed no signal of slowing down in British Columbia on Wednesday, because the province reported 698 new circumstances and one further demise.

It lifted the seven-day common for brand spanking new circumstances to 629, the best it has been since Could 10.

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Of the brand new circumstances, 203 had been within the Fraser Well being area, 129 had been within the Vancouver Coastal Well being area, 252 had been within the Inside Well being area, 45 had been within the Northern Well being area and 69 had been within the Island Healht area.

The variety of lively circumstances in B.C. edged downward to five,356.

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There have been 139 folks in hospital, an in a single day improve of 1, with 75 folks in intensive care.

Greater than 3.86 million British Columbians — 83.5 per cent of these eligible and 75.1 per cent of B.C.’s inhabitants — has had at the very least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

Greater than 3.49 million folks — 75.4 per cent of these eligible and 67.8 per cent of B.C.’s inhabitants — have been totally immunized.

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The province says type Aug. 10 to Aug. 23, 83.3 per cent of recent circumstances and 85 per cent of hospitalizations had been amongst individuals who weren’t totally vaccinated.

The replace got here because the province reimplemented a province-wide requirement for folks to put on masks in all indoor public locations on Wednesday.

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Beginning on Sept. 13, proof of 1 dose of COVID-19 will probably be required to enter quite a lot of public locations, together with eating places, live shows and sporting occasions. As of Oct. 24, folks might want to present proof of two doses.

Because the begin of the pandemic, B.C. has reported 161,969 complete circumstances, whereas 1,802 folks have died.

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