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COVID-19: B.C. records 41 new cases, no deaths

Last Updated Jul 14, 2021 at 2:51 pm PDT

This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, yellow, emerging from the surface of cells, blue/pink, cultured in the lab. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-NIAID-RML via AP

41 people in B.C. have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours

Out of the 639 active cases, 65 people are in hospital -- of whom 11 are in intensive care

VICTORIA (NEWS 1130) — B.C. continues to report a downward trend in COVID-19 cases, with 41 people in the province testing positive for the virus over the past day.

Of the active 639 cases, 65 people are in hospital, of whom, 11 are in intensive care. Both of these numbers are down from Tuesday.

The Interior Health continues to report the highest number of cases during the daily COVID-19 update for B.C.

Health officials are also reporting, for the sixth straight day, no one has died of COVID-19 in B.C. — keeping the total number of deaths at 1,760.

Since the pandemic began, 148,228 people have been infected while 145,817 people who tested positive have recovered.

As for vaccines, 80.3 per cent of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 50.5 per cent have received their second dose.

Of the eligible people 12 years and older in B.C., 79.3 per cent have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and 47.3 per cent have both shots.

Since December, 5,872,611 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, and AstraZeneca have been administered.

There’s just one active outbreak at Surrey Memorial Hospital, but none in long-term care or assisted living.