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B.C. reports 165 new COVID-19 cases, no additional deaths

By Richmond Sentinel

Published 4:58 PDT, Tue June 8, 2021

B.C. health authorities reported 165 new cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the cumulative total to 145,695 cases since the pandemic began. 

There were no new virus-related deaths reported today.

Of the new cases, 30 are in the Vancouver Coastal Health region (including Richmond), 78 in the Fraser Health region, 10 in the Island Health region, 42 in the Interior Health region and five in the Northern Health region.

There are 2,051 active cases of COVID-19 in B.C. and 203 of those people are hospitalized, 57 of whom are in intensive care. 

To date, 3,685,340 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca-SII COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in B.C.; 345,508 of those are second doses. This means 74.2 per cent of all adults in B.C. and 71.9 per cent of those 12 and older have received a dose of vaccine.

One healthcare facility outbreak is over, but active outbreaks continue at five long-term care, assisted living and independent living facilities and two acute care facilities, including Richmond Lions Manor-Bridgeport care home and Richmond Hospital.

For the latest medical updates, including case counts, prevention, risks and to find a testing centre near you: http://www.bccdc.ca/ or follow @CDCofBC on Twitter.

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