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78 new cases of COVID-19 in B.C.; 31 in Interior Health

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July 21, 2021 - 2:30 PM

Interior Health, once again, had the lion’s share of new COVID-19 cases over the last 24 hours, recording 31 cases out of the provincial total of 78.

There were 21 new cases of COVID-19 in the Fraser Health region, 23 in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, two in the Vancouver Island Health region and one in the Northern health region, according to a Ministry of Health media release issued today, July 21.

Out of 729 active cases in the province, 222 are in Interior Health.

There are 48 B.C. residents hospitalized with COVID, 16 of whom are in intensive care. There have been no new deaths.

The vaccination rate has increased by 0.1 per cent to 80.1 per cent of residents over the age of 12. Fifty per cent of those have received second doses of a vaccine.

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