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B.C. records 45 COVID-19 cases, no deaths

Last Updated Jul 16, 2021 at 4:25 pm PDT

File: Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry provides an update on COVID-19 on Nov. 16, 2020. (Courtesy Government of B.C./Flikr)
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B.C. recorded 45 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours and no deaths

Nearly 80 per cent of all British Columbians aged 12 and up have received one dose of COVID-19 vaccine

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – B.C.’s daily COVID-19 case count remains relatively steady as the number of vaccinations continues to rise.

B.C. recorded 45 new cases in the last 24 hours and no deaths. In all, B.C. has seen a total of 148,331 COVID-19 cases in the province and 1,761 deaths.

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Of the new cases, 21 of them are in Interior Health. Fraser Health recorded 13 new cases, while Vancouver Coastal saw eight, and Northern Health and Island Health saw one and two new cases respectively.

There are currently 652 active cases of COVID-19 in the province. Of the active cases, 60 people are in hospital and 12 are in intensive care.

The only active outbreak remaining is at Laurel Place at Surrey Memorial Hospital in Fraser Health.

In total, 80.6 per cent of all eligible adults have one dose, and 53.2 per cent are fully vaccinated. Not far behind, 79.5 per cent of all eligible people aged 12 years and older have one dose and 49.9 have their second.

Since December 2020, the province has administered 6,004,668 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines.