Tuesday, 21 September, 2021


COVID-19 Numbers as of 3 pm April 12

BC reports a surge in COVID hospitalizations and ICU patients, confirms 3,289 new cases over the weekend 'This is our third wave:' nearly 3300 COVID cases announced in B.C.
Kristine Garrett | 13 April, 2021, 20:49

"Someone living in North Vancouver should not be visiting Richmond or Langley, and someone living in Sun Peaks should not be travelling to Oliver or Penticton".

Laramie County has the highest confirmed active case count in the state with 74 confirmed active cases, according to the WDH. This is a record for COVID-19 patients in intensive care, with total hospitalizations close to the record set at the peak of the second wave in January.

Douglas County reported 9,029 cases of COVID-19 as of Monday, an increase of 30 cases since Thursday. "We all need to focus on that right now, on getting these hot spots taken care of, because that protects all of us as well".

Douglas County has a 14-day COVID-19 incidence rate of 88.12 per 100,000 people and a test positivity rate of 2.4%.

Adult residents and workers in Whistler will now be able to receive a COVID-19 vaccine, and Henry says an outbreak continues in that community despite public health measures.

NEW: People aged 40+ and Indigenous peoples 18+ can register following this schedule.

As of Monday, anyone over the age of 55 can book a pharmacy vaccination appointment for the AstraZeneca vaccine.

Eighteen people died of COVID-19 in B.C. over the weekend, including two people on Vancouver Island.

Since the online vaccine portal opened on April 6, 730,000 people have registered and 200,000 have booked their shot.

Despite Ontario closing schools, Henry said she was not considering that option.

Health minister Adrian Dix said while overall hospital capacity to care for people suffering from the virus is manageable, he said several Lower Mainland hospitals are now near capacity.

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