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B.C. reports 258 new COVID-19 cases as hospitalizations continue to increase

BY Connect News, Apr 6, 2022 12:16 AM - REPORT AN ERROR

B.C.'s provincial health office, Dr. Bonnie Henry during a press conference in Victoria. (Photo - BC Govt.)

Dr. Bonnie Henry

B.C. is reporting 258 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 357,758 cases in the province.

There are 334 individuals hospitalized with COVID-19 and 35 are in intensive care.

Note: An update on number of deaths related to COVID-19 will be provided on Thursday, April 7, 2022.

There have been two new health-care facility outbreaks at Overlander (Interior Health) and Cowichan District Hospital (Island Health), for a total of 12 facilities with ongoing outbreaks.

As of April 5, people not vaccinated accounted for 12% of the B.C. population, while they account for 17% of COVID-19 critical care patients in hospital.

Since December 2020, the Province has administered 11,508,767 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Pfizer Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines.

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