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COVID-19: B.C. reports 87 new cases over the weekend; one new case in Northern Health region

As of Monday, July 5, 2021, 78.0 per cent (3,613,370) of eligible people 12 and older in the province have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 36.0 per cent (1,668,268) received their second dose.

Over a three-day period, B.C. is reporting 87 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 147,790 cases in the province:

  • July 2-3: 30 new cases
  • July 3-4: 37 new cases
  • July 4-5: 20 new cases

There are currently 652 actives cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 145,362 people who tested positive have recovered. Of the active cases, there are 85 individuals currently in hospital and 22 in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

The new/active cases include:

  • 33 new cases in Fraser Health Total active cases: 193
  • Five new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health Total active cases: 245
  • 45 new cases in Interior Health Total active cases: 160
  • One new case in Northern Health Total active cases: 34
  • One new case in Island Health Total active cases: 11
  • Two new cases of people who reside outside of Canada Total active cases: nine

In the last 72 hours, three deaths have been reported:

  • Fraser Health: zero
  • Vancouver Costal Health: one
  • Interior Health: one
  • Northern Health : one
  • Island Health: zero

There are five active outbreaks in independent and assisted living, long-term care homes or acute-care facilities at:

* Laurel Place, Eagle Ridge Hospital, Royal Inland Hospital and Surrey Memorial Hospital (Fraser Health)

* Rotary Manor Dawson Creek (Northern Health)

Since December 2020, the province has administered 5,288,644 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines.

Learn More:

To register to be immunized, visit: www2.gov.bc.ca/getvaccinated.html(https://www2.gov.bc.ca/getvaccinated.html)
For info on getting your second dose, visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/vaccine/dose-2

To learn about BC’s Restart plan, visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/info/restart

For recent modelling, visit: http://news.gov.bc.ca/files/6-28_PHO_presentation.pdf

For information on testing, including positivity rates or variants of concern, visit:
http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/data

For information on breakthrough cases, see the BC Centre for Disease Control’s (BCCDC) weekly data summary:
http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/data#summary

For vaccine information, visit the BCCDC dashboard: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/data
Or: www.bccdc.ca

For the provincial health officer’s orders and guidance, visit:
https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/health/about-bc-s-health-care-system/office-of-the-provincial-health-officer/current-health-topics/covid-19-novel-coronavirus

For guidance on restrictions, visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/emergency-preparedness-response-recovery/covid-19-provincial-support/restrictions

The latest updates, including case counts, prevention, risks and to find a testing centre near you: http://www.bccdc.ca/
Or follow @CDCofBC on Twitter.

For COVID-19 exposure events, updates and information, visit:

* BCCDC: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/public-exposures

* Fraser Health: fraserhealth.ca/covid19exposure

* Interior Health: https://news.interiorhealth.ca/news/public-exposures/

* Island Health: https://www.islandhealth.ca/learn-about-health/covid-19/outbreaks-and-exposures

* Northern Health: https://www.northernhealth.ca/health-topics/outbreaks-and-exposures

* Vancouver Coastal Health: http://www.vch.ca/covid-19/public-exposures

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