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No new cases of COVID-19 reported in northern B.C. on Tuesday

B.C. hit's another vaccination milestone

No new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the Northern Health region on Tuesday.
The number of active cases in the region dropped by one from Monday, down to 32, according to data released by the B.C. Ministry of Health and B.C. Centre for Disease Control. Two people in the region remained hospitalized with COVID-19, both listed in critical care.
No new COVID-related deaths were reported in the province on Tuesday, leaving B.C.’s death toll from the pandemic at 1,763m – including 157 people from the Northern Health region.
As of Tuesday, 80 per cent of eligible British Columbians (ages 12 and older) had received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and 54.4 per cent were fully vaccinated.
A total of 6.23 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in B.C., including 277,772 doses in the Northern Health region.
A total of 76 new cases were reported in the province on Tuesday. There 692 active cases in B.C., and 50 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 – including 12 in intensive care.
Since the start of the pandemic, there have been 148,563 cases of COVID-19 in B.C., of which 7,811 were in the Northern Health region. Of those cases, 146,099 people – including 7,622 in the north – had recovered.