VICTORIA, B.C. – The Northern Health region reported 103 new cases on Tuesday, and the active case count is now at 557.

There are 58 people in hospital, 19 of whom are in critical care.

There was one COVID-19 death recorded on Tuesday, moving the regional total to 232.

Out of 16,171 cases since last spring, 15,321 have since recovered.

Since Monday, 527 vaccine doses were given, moving the total dose count to 31,328. Of those, 181,684 are second doses and 8,138 are other doses.

Across the province, 500 cases were recorded on Tuesday, bringing the active case count to 4,301

There are 426 people in hospital, 124 of whom are in critical care.

There were five COVID-19 deaths recorded on Tuesday, moving the provincial total to 2,223

Out of 210,203 cases since last March, 203,375 have since recovered.

B.C. added 14,942 vaccine doses since Monday, moving the total dose count to 8,361,935. Of those, 3,992,679 are second doses and 181,975 are other doses.

In total, two per cent of healthcare workers across the province remain unvaccinated.

During Tuesday’s COVID-19 update, B.C. Health Minister Adrian Dix said of the 3,071 unvaccinated healthcare workers, 1,032 are casuals, 989 are full-time, 819 are part-time and 16 are not identified.

Dr. Bonnie Henry announced during the update that a limited supply of the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine is arriving next week.

The first priority will be healthcare workers who must have their shots to work.

Henry said that Johnson & Johnson is a viral vector vaccine, like the AstraZeneca vaccine, except a single dose provides similar protection to two doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine.