Vancouver Island region adds 22 new COVID-19 cases

BC coronavirus update: 508 cases, 6 deaths in final update of the week

BC health officials announce 508 new COVID-19 cases | News

One of cases is a male in his 30s while a man and woman each in their 60s also tested positive.

There are a total of 4,486 active cases of the virus in B.C., up from 4,348 Thursday.

Poll results released by Insights West today (February 19) found that only 34 percent of British Columbians feel that they are following all the rules all of the time.

The deaths were reported to the Public Health Agency up to the end of the current reporting period and includes individuals who have had a positive test for Covid-19 and died within 28 days.

Of those, 217 people are in hospital, 61 of whom are in intensive care or critical care units.

While B.C. residents continue to get COVID-19 by the hundreds each day, the increasing rate of vaccination means there are fewer outbreaks and deaths.

BC coronavirus update: 508 cases, 6 deaths in final update of the week
508 new cases of COVID-19 in B.C., 25 in Northern Health

As of 11 a.m. Friday, 24 of Iowa's long-term care facilities were experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks, according to public health data.

Erie County, which has nearly seven times as many people as Warren County, has had 8,668 full vaccinations and 15,698 more partial vaccinations.

Four of the deaths announced Friday were in the Interior Health region and two were in Fraser Health. She noted 12,250 doses were delivered Thursday, marking the highest single-day total to date.

Cleveland had recorded a total of 26,281 cases as of Friday.

Johnson County reported 748 new cases, for a total of 13,634 since March. There were 252 cases reported since February 12, an average of 36 a day. Selangor recorded the most with 1,001 cases, followed by Kelantan with 257 cases, Johor with 233 cases and Kuala Lumpur with 230 cases. There are 38 active cases at the moment, and a total of 417 cases confirmed in this cluster.

"This is very good news, because with every individual that is protected by vaccination, we are all safer", Gustafson said. Nine were in the north Island with the remaining two in southern Vancouver Island.

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