COVID-19: B.C. records 109 new COVID-19 cases, one new death

Health Minister Adrian Dix and provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry say 76.7 per cent of eligible adults have received a vaccine.

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VICTORIA — More than 75 per cent of eligible adults in British Columbia have received a first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine as the province reported 109 new cases of the virus.

The province also reported 1,389 active cases of COVID-19 on Friday, along with one additional death.

Health Minister Adrian Dix and provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry say 76.7 per cent of eligible adults have received a vaccine, and the province has administered 4.29 million doses.

Of those, 823,371 are second doses.

Dix and Henry say 128 individuals were hospitalized on Friday for treatment of COVID-19, 48 of whom were in intensive care.


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