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B.C. reports 33 new COVID-19 cases

By Richmond Sentinel

Published 3:33 PDT, Tue July 13, 2021

B.C. health authorities reported 33 new cases of COVID-19 today. Since the pandemic began, B.C. has recorded 148,187 cases.

Of the new cases, five are in the Vancouver Coastal Health region (including Richmond), 10 in the Fraser Health region, three in the Island Health region, 13 in the Interior Health region, one in the Northern Health region and one new case of a person who resides outside of Canada.

There are 639 active cases of COVID-19 in B.C. and 66 of those people are hospitalized, 14 of whom are in intensive care. 

To date, 5,805,541 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in B.C.; 2,130,031 of those are second doses. 

This means that 80.2 per cent of adults and 79.1 per cent of people over 12 have received their first dose of a vaccine. In addition, 49.1 per cent of adults and 46 per cent of those aged 12-plus have received two doses.

There were no new virus-related deaths reported today.

Active outbreaks continue at three acute care facilities.

For the latest medical updates, including case counts, prevention, risks and to find a testing centre near you: or follow @CDCofBC on Twitter.

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