As the Provincial focus begins the shift from tracking the coronavirus reports to highlighting the growing success rate of the provincial immunization program, today's information session with Doctor Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrain Dix provided some indication as to the growing confidence that health officials have towards the state of the virus in British Columbian as we move forward into summer.
In their Monday address, the two top health officials noted of the declining rate of the virus, with only 145 cases reported across BC over the three day period just ended.
“Over the last three reporting periods, we had a total of 145 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 147,549 cases in British Columbia. This includes: 57 new cases from June 25 to 26, 50 new cases from June 26 to 27 and 38 new cases in the last 24 hours.
“There are currently 930 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and a further 144,848 people who tested positive have recovered. Of the active cases, 107 individuals are currently hospitalized, 37 of whom are in intensive care.
The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation. There have been five new COVID-19 related deaths, for a total of 1,754 deaths in British Columbia. Our condolences are with the family, friends and caregivers of the people who have died as a result of COVID-19.Across the province, the various Health Authorities outlined the following results: 48 are in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, 68 are in the Fraser Health region, one is in the Island Health region, 26 are in the Interior Health region and two are of people who reside outside of Canada.
|BC CDC data for British Columbia for Monday June 28th|
|BC CDC data for Northern Health Region Monday June 28th|
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