VICTORIA, B.C. – The Northern Health Region added zero new cases Tuesday, moving the active case count to 41.
There are five people in hospital, four of whom are in critical care.
There were no COVID-19 deaths reported Tuesday, keeping the regional total at 156.
Out of 7,800 confirmed cases in the region, 7,602 have since recovered.
There were 2,746 vaccine doses given since the last report, bringing the total number of doses given in the region to 232,207.
The province added 29 new cases Tuesday, moving the active case count to 876.
There are 110 people in hospital, 34 of whom are in critical care.
There were no COVID-19 deaths recorded on Tuesday, keeping the provincial total at 1,754.
Of the 147,578 total cases in the province, 144,931 have since recovered.
There were 55,086 doses given across the province since the last report, moving the total number of doses given in B.C. to 4,941,795.
Premier Horgan says the provincial state of emergency that has been in place since March 2020 will be lifted on Thursday, July 1st.
The province will enter step 3 of the reopening plan Thursday, with most restrictions being lifted.
Masks will no longer be mandatory, but Dr. Bonnie Henry recommends continuing to wear masks indoors.
The BC CDC released updated data for case rates per 100,000 population and vaccination coverage rates for the week of June 22nd to 28th.
Peace River North had one case per 100,000, and Peace River South also had one case per 100,000. Fort Nelson had zero cases per 100,000.
Updated June 28th, Peace River North has reached 50 per cent of its residents over 12 with at least one dose of the COVID-19 vacine. Peace River South has 50 per cent coverage, and Fort Nelson has 52 per cent of its residents over 12 vaccinated with at least one dose.
For residents over 18, Peace River North and South are both at 53 per cent. Fort Nelson is at 56 per cent.
The 18 to 49 year old vaccination rate shows Peace River North at 44 per cent, Peace River South at 40 per cent, and Fort Nelson at 46 per cent.
The 50 and older vaccination rate shows Peace River North at 67 per cent, while Peace River South and Fort Nelson are at 68 per cent.
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