COVID-19 on Vancouver Island: B.C

  • COVID-19 on Vancouver Island: B.C

COVID-19 on Vancouver Island: B.C

On-site registration and appointment for COVID-19 vaccination is now being enabled for 18-44 years age group on CoWIN, a statement issued by the Union Health Ministry on Monday said.

Three of the new cases are in Brookings County. There are 301 people in B.C.who are in hospital with COVID-19 infections, 93 of whom are in intensive care.

A total of 137,062 people are considered fully recovered from COVID-19, or 96 per cent of all recorded cases.

The county is in the "moderate" community spread category. The county has reported 25 COVID-related deaths.

In a written statement, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix said 289 new cases of the novel coronavirus have been confirmed - the smallest number since February 1.

In the WLFI viewing area, additional cases were reported today in Benton (1), Carroll (2), Cass (9), Clinton (1), Fountain (2), Fulton (0), Howard (8), Jasper (6), Miami (4), Montgomery (2), Newton (2), Pulaski (1), Tippecanoe (10), Warren (0), and White (7).

Hospitalizations, which typically lag behind spikes and dips in new cases, are down 16 per cent from last Tuesday, when 360 people were in hospital.

Doses administered by Indian Health Services, Veterans Affairs Medical Centers, Department of Defense and Bureau of Prisons are not included in the state's vaccine count. As of Tuesday, 40.8% of the total county population has received at least one vaccine dose, and 48% of those 12 years and older in Brookings County have received at least one vaccine dose. 2,444,568 including the single-dose vaccine, are fully vaccinated. locally, Tippecanoe County reports 79,300 have been fully vaccinated.