PHC News + COVID-19 Update May 25, 2021
“We are not yet through this storm, but the end is in sight. We are getting closer every day, and now there is a clear roadmap for how we’ll get there.”
Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health
- For Tuesday, May 25: 289 new cases of COVID-19 were announced for a total of 142,636 cases in British Columbia.
- Active cases: 3,782
- Currently hospitalized: 301
- Intensive care: 93
- There has been 1 new COVID-19 related death, for a total of 1,680 deaths.
- New cases by health authority region:
- Northern Health – 4
- Interior Health – 35
- Island Health – 3
- Fraser Health – 176
- Vancouver Coastal – 70
- In B.C., 2,927,487 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines have been administered, 148,580 of which are second doses.
- This means 64.6% of all adults have received their first dose, or 59.8% of those 12 and older.
- Vaccine data is available on the COVID-19 dashboard at: www.bccdc.ca
- Premier John Horgan provided the details of BC’s four-step Restart Plan, charting our path forward through the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Read Tuesday's joint statement on BC's COVID-19 response.
- Find previous joint statements here.
Please note: Numbers are updated on weekdays at 5 p.m.
|New Cases||Today's Total Cases||Cumulative Total|
(within the last 24 hours)
|*patients that are currently being cared for as COVID-positive|
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