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694 COVID19 cases for Thursday

Darpan News Desk The Canadian Press, 06 May, 2021 10:23 PM
  • 694 COVID19 cases for Thursday

There are 694 new cases of COVID-19 in BC, for a total of 133,619 total cases in BC. The weekly rolling average is now at 697 cases, the lowest since March 25. 

There has been 1 COVID-19 related death reported in the last 24 hours. There have been 1,595 deaths linked to the virus in BC.

There are 457 people in hospital, down 14. There are 154 in ICU, down 7. There are 6,802 active cases. Active number is lowest since March 28.

A BC woman in her 40s is receiving treatment in hospital for a rare blood clot reaction linked to the AstraZeneca vaccine. The likelihood is about 1 in 100,000 of this reaction happening.

The 2 millionth COVID-19 dose will be administered at some point today. So far the province has administered 1,995,496 doses of the vaccine.

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry has said B.C. expects to receive more vaccine doses starting this month to enable everyone to get their first shot by June.

 

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