Coronavirus: BC reports 2,211 new cases over four days in first COVID-19 update of 2021 | FULL
B.C. health officials on Monday reported 2,211 new cases of COVID-19 over the past four days and 45 additional deaths.
There were 565 cases from Thursday to Friday, 607 cases from Friday to Saturday, 500 from Saturday to Sunday, and 539 from Sunday to Monday, provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said. Twenty-two of the cases were epi-linked.
Of the new cases, 389 were in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, 1,301 in the Fraser Health region, 288 in Interior Health, 169 in Northern Health, and 64 in Island Health.
The 45 new deaths brought the province’s COVID-19 death toll to 946.
The number of people in hospital with the disease declined by 23 to 351. Seventy-six patients were in intensive care — a number that is unchanged from the last update on Thursday.
There are 6,823 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, a decrease of nearly 1,000 from Thursday. A total of 8,785 people in self-isolation due to possible exposure.
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