VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – B.C. is reporting another 438 cases of COVID-19 across the province.
Two more people have died from the virus, bringing the death toll to 1,365.
There are also 22 new confirmed cases involving variants of concern.
Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says data system challenges over past week resulted in 254 cases not being counted, so they will show up in joint statement released later today.
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In total, more than 284,000 doses of the COVID vaccine have been administered so far.
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There was also a data correction on Tuesday, with Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry saying system challenges over the past week meant 254 cases were not counted.