British Columbia health officials are reporting 513 new cases of COVID-19 for the entire province on Thursday, with 29 linked to the Island Health region.
Within the Island Health region, there is currently a total of 220 active COVID-19 cases.
In a statement released to the media, Dr. Bonnie Henry says that 81 are in hospital with 33 people in critical care as a result of the virus. There are currently 3,834 active cases in British Columbia.
Since Wednesday’s numbers, there have been 92 new cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, 108 in the Fraser Health region, 29 in the Island Health region, 271 in the Interior Health region, 13 in the Northern Health region and no cases for people who reside outside of Canada.
There was one additional death related to the virus on Thursday. This brings the provincial death total over the course of the pandemic to 1,779.
Also as of Thursday, the total number of cases in British Columbia over the course of the pandemic has reached 154,362.
As for the Province’s total vaccination program, B.C. has now administered a total of 7,141,196 doses of COVID-19 immunizations.
Health officials say that equates to first doses for 83.1 per cent of all eligible adult British Columbians and 82.3 per cent of all eligible people 12 and older.
In addition, 73.3 per cent of all eligible adults have received their second dose, totalling 3,168,620 residents.
As for the active case breakdown on Vancouver Island, there are currently 13 on the North Island, 69 on the Central Island and 111 on the South Island, according to the latest information update from Island Health.