2 more people die of COVID-19 in B.C., as 997 new cases confirmed

B.C. health officials announced 997 new cases of COVID-19 and two more deaths on Wednesday.

In a written statement, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix put the number of hospitalized patients at 330, 105 of whom are in intensive care.

A total of 1,491 people in B.C. have lost their lives due to COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

There are currently 8,728 active cases of coronavirus in the province, with public health monitoring 14,602 people across B.C. who are in self-isolation due to COVID-19 exposure. More than 96,626 people who tested positive have recovered.  

So far, 946,096 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered, with 87,504 of those being second doses.

The province

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