BC breaks two daily records with 2,090 new COVID-19 cases since Thursday

Apr 3 2021, 4:12 pm

British Columbia health officials announced 2,090 new test-positive COVID-19 cases since Thursday, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the province to 102,790.

In a written statement, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said that 1,018 cases were reported from Thursday to Friday and 1,072 cases were recorded from Friday to Saturday.

Both totals break daily records for COVID-19 cases in the province. The previous highest day total was 1,013, recorded on Wednesday.

Broken down by specific health region, the new infections equate to 709 new cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, 1,052 new cases in the Fraser Health region, 147 in the Island Health region, 149 in the Interior Health region, and 33 in the Northern Health region.

Currently, 90 individuals are in intensive care. The remaining people with COVID-19 are recovering at home in self-isolation.

To date, 856,801 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca-SII COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in BC, 87,455 of which are second doses.

“Please note that some data are not available over the long weekend, including data on variants and hospitalizations,” the statement said.

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