One other 324 instances of COVID-19 have been recorded in British Columbia together with one extra dying, well being officers stated Tuesday.
Of the brand new instances, 102 had been within the Fraser Well being area, 38 instances had been within the Vancouver Coastal Well being area, 77 had been within the Inside Well being area, 36 had been in Island Well being, and 60 had been in Northern Well being. 4 of the instances had been epi-linked.
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Tuesday’s case complete brings the province’s seven-day shifting common for brand spanking new instances right down to 380.
The province has recorded fewer than 400 every day instances 4 days in a row and in eight of the final 10 days.
The one dying within the Northern Well being area places B.C.’s COVID-19 dying toll at 2,304.
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There are 345 individuals in hospital with the illness, of which 115 are in intensive care.
There are 3,047 lively instances within the province.
The province stated 90.9 per cent of eligible British Columbians aged 12 and older have acquired one dose of COVID-19 vaccine whereas 87.4 per cent have acquired two doses.
Earlier within the day, the province unveiled particulars about its plan to vaccinate youngsters between the ages of 5 and 11.
Provincial well being officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says as much as 350,000 youngsters might be eligible for the vaccine and greater than 90,000 children are already registered.
Henry says appointment invites to households with younger youngsters registered to obtain vaccines will begin Monday, with vaccinations to start nearly instantly.
— with recordsdata from The Canadian Press
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