COVID-19 on Vancouver Island: Health officials release update, to reveal new community case data

VICTORIA – British Columbia’s top health officials will release the latest cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Island region on Wednesday.

The announcement is expected in a written statement from Provincial Health Officer Dr Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix after 3 p.m.

The case update follows Tuesday announcement In the last 24 hours BC. A total of 515 new COVID-19 cases were detected, including 20 in Vancouver Island.

The province is expected to release new COVID-19 mapping data, which will reveal where cases are at the community level, not just in the health sector.

BC to reveal such granular data about specific events in communities.

The island’s health region now has 4,868 COVID – 19 and 39 deaths since the outbreak.

There are currently 211 viruses active in the island region, of which 18 are in hospital and four are receiving intensive care.

2,159,103 doses of Govt-19 vaccine were administered in BC, including a second dose of 110,516.

This is a growing story. Check back for updates.

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