British Columbia health officials on Wednesday reported 379 new COVID-19 cases and six new deaths since their last update on Dec. 7.
Sixty-five of those cases and three of the six new deaths are in Island Health.
The province is reporting 104 new cases in Fraser Health, 64 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health, 94 new cases in Interior Health and 49 in Northern Health. There were also three new cases of people residing outside of Canada.
There have been six deaths in the past 24 hours: Three in Island Health, two in Fraser Health, and one in Northern Health.
The number of confirmed cases in B.C. is now at 221,235 while the death toll climbs to 2,369.
There are currently 2,874 active cases in the province, 224 people in hospital — 77 of whom are in intensive care.
A total of 215,884 people in B.C. have recovered from COVID-19 while more than 8.8 million doses of vaccine have been administered province-wide.
Today’s data was released as a statement to the media.
From Nov. 30 to Dec. 6, people who were not fully vaccinated made up 59 per cent of cases, according to the latest data from the province. Those not fully vaccinated accounted for 67.5 per cent of hospitalizations between Nov. 23 and Dec. 6.
As of Wednesday, 85.8 per cent of eligible British Columbians five and older have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, while 82.1 per cent have received their second.
Eleven per cent of those 12 and older that are eligible have received a third dose.
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