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Province of British Columbia
INFORMATION BULLETIN
For Immediate Release
2021HLTH0047-001361
July 13, 2021
Ministry of Health
B.C. COVID-19 pandemic update

VICTORIA – As of Tuesday, July 13, 2021, 79.1% (3,668,403) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 46.0% (2,130,031) have received their second dose.

In addition, 80.2% (3,470,198) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 49.1% (2,125,179) have received their second dose.

B.C. is reporting 33 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 148,187 cases in the province.

There are currently 639 active cases of COVID-19 in the province, and 145,775 people who tested positive have recovered. Of the active cases, 66 individuals are currently in hospital and 14 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

The new/active cases include:

  • 10 new cases in Fraser Health
    • Total active cases: 172
  • five new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health
    • Total active cases: 254
  • 13 new cases in Interior Health
    • Total active cases: 155
  • one new case in Northern Health
    • Total active cases: 27
  • three new cases in Island Health
    • Total active cases: 23
  • one new case of a person who resides outside of Canada
    • Total active cases: eight

In the past 24 hours, no new deaths have been reported, for an overall total of 1,760.

Currently, there are three active outbreaks in:

  • acute care: Laurel Place at Surrey Memorial Hospital, Eagle Ridge Hospital (Fraser Health), and Royal Inland Hospital (Interior Health)
  • long-term care: none
  • assisted or independent living: none

Since December 2020, the province has administered 5,805,541 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines.

Learn More:

Detailed data is posted daily on the BC Centre for Disease Control’s (BCCDC) dashboard: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/data
Or: www.bccdc.ca

To register to be immunized or to learn about getting your second dose, visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/getvaccinated.html
Or https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/vaccine/dose-2

To learn about BC’s Restart plan, visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/info/restart

For recent modelling, visit: http://news.gov.bc.ca/files/6-28_PHO_presentation.pdf

For information on breakthrough cases, see the BCCDC weekly data summary: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/data#summary

For the provincial health officer’s orders and guidance, visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/health/about-bc-s-health-care-system/office-of-the-provincial-health-officer/current-health-topics/covid-19-novel-coronavirus

For guidance on restrictions, visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/emergency-preparedness-response-recovery/covid-19-provincial-support/restrictions

The latest updates, including case counts, prevention, risks and to find a testing centre near you: http://www.bccdc.ca/
Or follow @CDCofBC on Twitter.

For COVID-19 exposure events, updates and information, visit:

 
Contact:
 
Ministry of Health
Communications
250 952-1887 (media line)
 

 
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