VICTORIA, B.C. – The Northern Health region added 66 cases on Thursday, moving the active case count to 414.
There are 43 people in hospital, 17 of whom are in critical care.
There were no COVID-19 deaths recorded Thursday, keeping the regional total at 251.
Out of 17,359 cases since last spring, 16,663 have recovered.
In the north, 770 vaccine doses were given since Wednesday, moving the total dose count to 4044,583. Of those, 186,438 are second doses and 14,881 are other doses.
British Columbia reported 424 cases on Thursday, moving the active case count to 3,061.
There are 295 people in hospitals across the province, 112 of whom are in critical care.
There were three COVID-19 deaths Thursday, raising British Columbia’s total to 2,316.
Of the 216,758 cases since last March, 211,202 have since recovered.
Another 22,123 vaccine doses were given since Wednesday, moving B.C.’s total dose count to 8,609,643. Of those, ____ are second doses and ___ are other doses.
As of Thursday, 91.0 per cent of eligible British Columbians over 12 have received their first dose, and 87.5 per cent have both doses of a Health Canada approved COVID-19 vaccine.
The BC CDC released a report on how many people caught COVID-19 in hospitals, and data shows at least 1,533 people caught the virus while getting medical treatment.
At least 189 of those British Columbians died, according to the report.
All the reported deaths in hospitals were in patients, and no staff members died as a result.
At Burnaby Hospital, there were 187 people who caught the virus as a result of going to the hospital for other medical care or for work over 13 different outbreaks.
At least 147 cases were identified in people visiting or working at the Surrey Memorial Hospital in 15 outbreaks.
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