British Columbia health officials announced 1,168 new test-positive COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the province to 114,870.
In a joint written statement, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix said that broken down by health region, this equates to 341 new cases of COVID-19 in the Vancouver Coastal Health region, 632 new cases in the Fraser Health region, 64 in the Island Health region, 105 in the Interior Health region, and 26 in the Northern Health region.
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There are 8,728 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, with 14,602 people under public health monitoring as a result of identified exposure to known cases.
Of the active cases, 397 individuals are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, 120 of whom are in intensive care. The remaining people with COVID-19 are recovering at home in self-isolation.
There have been six new COVID-19-related deaths, for a total of 1,521 deaths in British Columbia.
To date, 1,190,832 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca-SII COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in BC, 87,820 of which are second doses.
A total of 103,360 people who tested positive for the virus have now recovered.