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Interior Health has 16 of 41 new COVID-19 cases in B.C.

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July 14, 2021 - 2:32 PM

COVID-19 is not ready to disappear from the province or the Interior Health region, with another 41 cases reported in B.C. in the last 24 hours.

That includes 16 in the most seriously affected Interior Health region.

That was more than in any other health region. There were 11 new cases in the Fraser Health region, 10 in Vancouver Coastal, two in Northern Health and one on Vancouver Island. One of the new cases is a person who lives outside of Canada.

There continues to be no new deaths since July 8, leaving the provincial total at 1,760.

There are 639 active cases with 157 of those in the Interior Health region. There are 65 people in hospital, 11 of whom are in intensive care units.

The vaccination rate for those over the age of 12 has edged up by 0.2 percentage points to 79.3 per cent.

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