There are 148 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 145,843 cases in British Columbia. The seven-day average now down to 168. Lowest since October 20.
There are currently 1,975 active cases of COVID-19 in the province. 195 individuals are currently hospitalized, 47 of whom are in intensive care. It's the first time we've had fewer than 2000 active cases since Oct. 22. Fewest in ICU since Nov. 12.
There have been 3 new COVID-19 related deaths, for a total of 1,725 deaths in British Columbia.
New cases by health region. Coastal, 23, Fraser - 75, Island - 10, Interior - 32, Northern - 8
74.5% of all adults in B.C. and 72.4% of those 12 and older have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. In total, 3,749,758 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in B.C., 390,264 of which are second doses.
There were 64,418 doses administered in BC in the past 24 hours. That is well above the average BC has seen around distribution.
Health Minister Adrian Dix: "Canada has some of the highest Dose 1 immunization levels in the world and British Columbia is equally strong. We ask everyone to join us in continuing to push forward with our vaccine progress."