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COVID-19 cases in B.C. jump by 724

August 26, 2021 - 3:49 PM

There were 724 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in B.C. in the last 24 hours, including 271 in the Interior Health region.

Of the new cases, 185 were in the Fraser Health, 142 in Vancouver Coastal, 64 on Vancouver Island and 62 in the Northern Health region, according to a Ministry of Health news release issued today, Aug. 26.

Of 5,640 active cases in B.C., 2,014 are in the Interior Health region. There are 149 people in provincial hospitals with 83 of them in intensive care.

There have been two more deaths, bringing the provincial total to 1,804.

The vaccination rate for those aged 12 and up is now 83.7 per cent with at least one vaccination and 7.56 per cent with two.

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