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46 new cases of COVID-19 in B.C.; 13 in Interior Health

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July 06, 2021 - 2:46 PM

There were 46 new cases of COVID-19 in B.C., raising the total to 147,797.

Of these, there were also 13 new cases in the Interior Health region, bringing the active caseload to 154, according to a Ministry of Health media release issued today, July 6.

In the last 24 hours, no new deaths have been reported in the province, keeping the death toll to 1,759.

There are currently 602 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 145,420 people who tested positive have recovered, the ministry said. Of the active cases, 87 individuals are currently in hospital and 22 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

Since December 2020, B.C. has administered 5,340,256 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines.

As of July 6, 78.1% (3,618,865) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 37% (1,714,394) received their second dose.


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