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COVID-19: Forty-one new cases in B.C.; two in Northern Health region

As of Wednesday, July 14, 2021, 79.3 per cent (3,674,169) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 47.3 per cent (2,191,315) received their second dose.

In addition, 80.3 per cent (3,475,111) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 50.5 per cent (2,185,443) received their second dose.

B.C. is reporting 41 new cases of COVID-19, including four epi-linked cases, for a total of 148,228 cases in the province.

There are 639 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 145,817 people who tested positive have recovered. Of the active cases, 65 individuals are currently in hospital and 11 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

The new/active cases include:

* 11 new cases in Fraser Health
* Total active cases: 165

* 10 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health
* Total active cases: 258

* 16 new cases in Interior Health
* Total active cases: 157

* two new cases in Northern Health
* Total active cases: 28

* one new case in Island Health
* Total active cases: 24

* one new case of a person who resides outside of Canada
* Total active cases: seven

In the past 24 hours, no new deaths have been reported, for an overall total of 1,760.

Currently, there is one active outbreak in:

* acute care: Laurel Place at Surrey Memorial Hospital (Fraser Health)

* long-term care: none

* assisted or independent living: none

Since December 2020, the Province has administered 5,872,611 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines.

Learn More:

Detailed data is posted daily on the BCCDC dashboard: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/data
Or: www.bccdc.ca

To register to be immunized or to learn about getting your second dose, visit: www2.gov.bc.ca/getvaccinated.html (https://www2.gov.bc.ca/getvaccinated.html) or 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 breakthrough cases, please see the BCCDC weekly data summary, visit: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/data#summary

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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