British Columbia reported 424 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, as well as three additional deaths.

The update saw British Columbia’s seven-day average for new cases drop to 374 and left the province with 3,061 active cases.

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Of the new cases, 140 were in Fraser Health Region, 62 in Vancouver Coastal Health Region, 93 in Interior Health Region, 66 in Northern Health Region, and 63 in Vancouver Health Region. Isle.

There were 295 active cases in the hospital, including 112 patients in critical or intensive care.

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There have been two new outbreaks at health facilities, one at Ridge Meadows Hospital and one at St. Paul’s Hospital.

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As of Thursday, 91% of eligible British Columbians had received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 87.5% had received two doses.

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People who were not fully vaccinated accounted for 58.9% of new cases in the past week and 68.5% of hospitalizations in the past two weeks.

Since the start of the pandemic, British Columbia has reported a total of 216,758 cases, while 2,316 people have died.

Earlier Thursday, the BC Nurses’ Union released an internal investigation showing the pandemic was taking a heavy toll on frontline healthcare workers.

The survey suggests that more than a third of nurses had considered quitting their jobs due to pressures from COVID-19, citing understaffing, workload and mental health.


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