PHC News + COVID Update: April 6, 2021
“Unnecessary travel and social gatherings are fuelling the fire for variant of concern transmission – and we all have the ability to slow that down.”
Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health
For Tuesday, April 6: 1,064 new cases, including 33 epi-linked cases were announced, for a total of 105,998 cases in British Columbia.
- Active cases: 8,671
- Currently hospitalized: 328
- Intensive care: 96
- There have been 3 new COVID-19 related deaths, for a total of 1,489 deaths in British Columbia.
- 14,118 people under public health monitoring
New cases by health authority region:
- Northern Health – 43
- Interior Health – 106
- Island Health – 73
- Fraser Health – 492
- Vancouver Coastal – 352
- There have been 207 new confirmed COVID-19 cases that are variants of concern in our province, for a total of 3,766 cases.
- Of the total cases, 266 are active and the remaining people have recovered.
- To date, 912,056 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca-SII COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in B.C., 87,474 of which are second doses. Vaccine data is available on the COVID-19 dashboard at: www.bccdc.ca
- Read Tuesday's joint statement on BC's COVID-19 response.
Please note: Numbers are updated on weekdays at 5 p.m.
|New Cases||Today's Total Cases||Cumulative Total|
|BC||Total||997||8,728||106,985 (96,626 recovered)|
(within the last 24 hours)
|*patients that are currently being cared for as COVID-positive|
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