NEW - There are 841 new cases of COVID-19, including six epi-linked cases, for a total of 127,889 cases in British Columbia. #bcpoli
There are 8,009 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, with 11,657 people under public health monitoring as a result of identified exposure to known cases. A further 118,057 people who tested positive have recovered. #bcpoli
NEW - Hospitalizations are going up again in BC.
There are 515 individuals are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, 171 of whom are in intensive care. #bcpoli
New cases by health authority:
Coastal - 171 new cases
Fraser - 541 new cases
Island Health - 35 new cases
Interior - 74 new cases
Northern - 20 new cases
#bcpoli #COVID19BC
NEW - There have been five new COVID-19 related deaths, for a total of 1,576 deaths in British Columbia. #bcpoli
The outbreaks at Sunset Manor and Nanaimo Regional General Hospital are now over. #bcpoli
NEW - 1,705,409 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in B.C., 89,725 of which are second doses. #COVID19BC

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28 Apr
Health Minister Adrian Dix says more than 40,000 immunizations were done yesterday. Says 138,000 Pfizer doses have received. #bcpoli
Dix says over the next week in the aged base program those 58+ will receive notification to book tonight. Says Pfizer will double next week. By Monday the age invitations will speed up. #bcpoli
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Health Minister Adrian Dix providing an update now. Says so far 1,671,128 doses of vaccine have been administered in BC. In total 1,581,671 people have received at least one dose. #bcpoli
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Questions for John Horgan beginning now. First is on paid sick days and what BC is looking at. Horgan says the province has been working on a national paid sick day program and first brought up a year ago. "At the time there was no appetite." #bcpoli
Horgan says BC was disappointed there was no money in federal budget. Horgan says work is underway and 'there will be more to come in the coming days'. #bcpoli
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NEW - There are 2491 new cases of COVID-19. This includes 881 cases Fri to Sat, 847 cases Sat to Sun and 763 Sun to Mon. There have been a total of 126,249 cases of COVID in BC. #bcpoli
NEW - There have been 17 deaths in the last three days. In total 1,571 people have died from COVID in BC. There are 484 people in hospital, down 2. There are 158 people in ICU, down 2. #bcpoli
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2 over 90
7 80 to 89
5 70 to 79
2 60 to 69
1 50 to 59
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15 Apr
Health Minister Adrian Dix is going now. Says BC is down to 30,000 doses of Moderna. Says BC is up to date on Pfizer. Says yesterday was a record day for immunizations in the province. #bcpoli
Dix says province wide the critical care capacity for base beds is at 80.5%. #bcpoli
On school data being before variants took hold and transmissibility, Dr. Henry says variants were part of the equation around Fraser Health review. Says province did high testing during variant exposures and did not see increased transmission. #bcpoli
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