PHC News + COVID-19 Update: June 22, 2021
“Our progress on dose one immunizations is steady, and dose two immunizations are now rapidly accelerating. The virus is still in our communities, so to make this a summer we can all enjoy, we want as many people as possible fully immunized. Vaccines really are our ticket to travel.”
Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health
- In B.C., 4,511,923 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines have been administered, 1,001,192 of which are second doses.
- This means 77.7% of all adults and 76.2% of those 12 and older have now received their first dose.
- 56 new cases of COVID-19 were announced for a total of 147,187 cases in British Columbia.
- Active cases: 1,150
- Currently hospitalized: 111
- Intensive care: 41
- There have been 0 new COVID-19 related deaths, for a total of 1,743 deaths.
- New cases by health authority region:
- Northern Health – 7
- Interior Health – 15
- Island Health – 3
- Fraser Health – 18
- Vancouver Coastal – 12
- Read Tuesday's joint statement on BC's COVID-19 response.
Please note: Numbers are updated on weekdays at 5 p.m.
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